Category Archives: Local history

Independence Day: ISUE Becomes USI

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. 2020 marked the 55th anniversary of the founding of the University of Southern Indiana (USI). Most students at USI may not know that USI was … Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: And The Winner Is …

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. UASC wants to give a special thank you to all participating institutions in this year’s Archives Madness competition! To learn more about this year’s competing … Continue reading

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Archives Madness: Final 4 Polls

*Special announcement: Final 4 voting polls are reopened. The Final 4 Polls are now closed. Welcome to the Final 4! The competition started with sixteen artifacts and it is now down to region champions. If you need to see the … Continue reading

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Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Welcome back for the 5th annual Archives Madness event! The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) is excited for this year’s competition. UASC is completing … Continue reading

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Separate, but NOT Equal

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Life isn’t fair … never has been, probably never will be. Acknowledgement of this fact does not excuse us from acknowledging inequity and educating ourselves about the past. Knowledge … Continue reading

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