Category Archives: history

Guess Who Performed in Evansville: Part 8

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. Folks, we have another exciting musician for this week’s edition of Guess Who Performed in Evansville. His music was different and had a unique sound … Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: Championship Round

Archives Madness 2021 is down to the final two artifacts. Who will win? Cast your votes online through #amUSIngArtifacts. Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competing Institutions

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. University Archives and Special Collections 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library In the summer of 1972 the Lilly Endowment, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana awarded the then Indiana … Continue reading

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Separate, but NOT Equal

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Life isn’t fair … never has been, probably never will be. Acknowledgement of this fact does not excuse us from acknowledging inequity and educating ourselves about the past. Knowledge … Continue reading

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Rabbit Holes Redux Redux …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. (Double apologies to John Updike!) In the first blog of this series we learned about Camp Nelson and the United States Colored Troops that fought in the Civil War, … Continue reading

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