Category Archives: history

Remembering USI Leader, Byron Wright

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Throughout USI history, many men and women helped to shape, lead this prodigious university into the future, and created what we see today. This past … Continue reading

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My Adventures in the University Archives

*Post written by Mikayla Hanks, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Have you ever seen a real life copy of the Titanic Newspaper? Did you know that Archie has not always looked the way he does today? … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Ray Ryan Murder

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1977, Evansville and the Mob had a violent encounter because one person: Ray Ryan. Ryan was a local oilman and had his … Continue reading

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#ArchivesFest Sneak Peek: Historical Artifacts

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *PowerPoint created by Maggie Scully, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On the final day of ArchivesFest, we are going to show off … Continue reading

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History Extravaganza at the Evansville Museum!

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. If you thought the New England Patriots loss to Kansas City was shocking, we got news for you! For the first time ever, the Evansville Museum … Continue reading

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