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ArchivesFest 2022: Discover It in the Archives!

Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Interesting/beautiful/bizarre/fantastic/unusual/historical/challenging (pick your adjective!)–there are lots of items like this to be found in museums and archives. This year UASC is partnering with the Evansville Museum of Arts, History … Continue reading

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The Queen is Dead, Long Live the King

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian The longest reigning British monarch, Elizabeth II, died at the age of 96 on Thursday, September 8, 2022. When Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born April 21, 1926, there was … Continue reading

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That’s Not There Any More

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian There are a lot of buildings that once stood proudly in Evansville, but no more.  Let’s take a look at some of these lost treasurers. The Orr Iron Company … Continue reading

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Living in Community….the Amana Colonies

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. One of the collections within University Archives and Special Collections is Communal Studies. The Communal Studies Collection began in conjunction with the Center for Communal Studies, which promotes the … Continue reading

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The Boatload of Knowledge

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian In the early 19th century, New Harmony, Indiana was the site of two experiments in creating a better way of life. Very briefly, the first lasted roughly 1814-1825 and … Continue reading

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