Category Archives: literature

Hoosier Authors: Paul Dresser

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Back on August 8, 2017, my colleague James Wethington wrote about the Hoosier author, Theodore Dreiser. I bet you didn’t know that another Dreiser boy also gained literary fame, … Continue reading

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Hoosier Authors: James Whitcomb Riley

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) was born in Greenfield, Indiana; his father was an attorney and member of the Indiana legislature who named his son after his friend, former Indiana … Continue reading

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#ThrowbackThursday: An Archives Halloween

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The University Archives and Special Collections has dressed up for Halloween the past few years and used different literary works ranging from children’s literature to gothic … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: 1984

*Post written by Mikayla Hanks, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Is our society today as strict as we think it is? What is the government like in other countries throughout the world? The iconic story about … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: The Satanic Verses

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. The Satanic Verses was published in 1988 by author Salman Rushdie, and has had a tumultuous history riddled with violence, accommodation, and censorship. Most commonly referred … Continue reading

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