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Right Place, Wrong Time

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Being at the right place at the right time is the ideal, but sometimes plans don’t work out and the opposite comes true. So, it was with Indiana and … Continue reading

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

*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 and Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at the Evansville Museum. And then, there … Continue reading

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The Traveling Archives

Have you always wanted to learn more about Rice Library’s Archival Collections? Maybe you were too afraid to come to the archives, maybe you weren’t sure what you wanted to see. The good news is that our Archives and Reference Librarian, … Continue reading

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Bizarre Books

The rolling snowball of knowledge has gradually accumulated weight during society’s educational, industrial, and technological rise. The dark corners of the unexplored have been blasted with light; every nook, cranny, crevice, and dust mite dismembered, analyzed, and put back together … Continue reading

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