Category Archives: history

Labor Day Plans?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. School has been in session now almost two weeks and you need a break—one last goodbye to summer before saying hello to serious studying!  Let us look at a … Continue reading

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USI Building Names: Why Do They Call It That?

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As you arrive on campus and start to go to classes, you’ll soon learn that some buildings have specific names.  The same thing is true about most of the … Continue reading

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Guess Who Came to Evansville? Political Edition!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In the University Archives and Special Collections, there are several collections relating to local and national politics. Evansville has had their fair share of political … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. Linda Bennett

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our blog series finale of “Passing the Torch”, upon the retirement of USI’s second president, Dr. H. Ray Hoops, the naming of USI’s third … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch: Dr. H. Ray Hoops

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As we continue the series, “Passing the Torch”, we focus on USI’s second president, Dr. H. Ray Hoops. After the retirement of the first president, … Continue reading

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