Category Archives: history

ArchivesFest Spotlight: UASC & Lawrence Library

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. ArchivesFest 2019 October 14-25, 2019:  UASC on the 3rd floor of the David L. Rice Library Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. University Archives and Special … Continue reading

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When the Path to Freedom Isn’t a Legal One

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. In the light of today’s rhetoric, this could be construed as an inflammatory statement, but there’s no political commentary intended here. Instead, this blog delves into the Underground Railroad, … Continue reading

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Believe It or Not …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You probably recognize that tagline from the many Ripley’s Believe It or Not! attractions, and the phrase has come into common parlance. I’m going to introduce you to the … Continue reading

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Back Home Again …

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. … in Indiana—let’s learn a bit more about your home state/your adopted state/where you’re currently living while at USI. First, just a bit of clarification….that song lyric I quoted … Continue reading

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Right Place, Wrong Time

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Being at the right place at the right time is the ideal, but sometimes plans don’t work out and the opposite comes true. So, it was with Indiana and … Continue reading

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