Category Archives: Indiana history

Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Elite 8

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *Item descriptions written by Mona Meyer, archives and special collections metadata librarian, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Sweet 16

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. *Item descriptions written by Mona Meyer, archives and special collections metadata librarian, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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The Madness Has Arrived!

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. It is that time of year again! It is the University Archives and Special Collections’ (UASC) 3rd annual Arch Madness competition: this year, we have … Continue reading

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The House that “Jack” Built

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Some images are just evocative, aren’t they? You immediately recognize them.  You probably recognize most, if not all of these, even if you don’t know who designed and built … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess with Mother Nature, Part 1: The Blizzard of 1978

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Today we’d call it a snowpocalypse, or maybe snowmageddon. Those terms weren’t yet coined when the blizzard of 1978 hit, but they would have been appropriate. First, let’s define … Continue reading

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