Category Archives: Indiana history

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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Taking Care of Business: Keller-Crescent

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. As we wrap up our blog series, “Taking Care of Business”, we examine the Keller Crescent Company. For a hundred and thirty years, Keller-Crescent served … Continue reading

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#OnThisDay: Remembering the University of Evansville Plane Crash

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist at the University Archives and Special Collections. In honor of all those that were lost in the plane crash on December 13, 1977. Our city still mourns this terrible loss of the University … Continue reading

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Love at War

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Miss Mary, I take the pleasure of writing you a few times, though I fear the liberty I have taken will not meet with your approbation, … Continue reading

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