Category Archives: USI History Department

In Memoriam: Dr. Darrel E. Bigham

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. Rice Library and its University Archives and Special Collections honor the contributions of Dr. Darrel Bigham (1942-2020), Professor Emeritus of History. Dr. Bigham was instrumental in the creation of … Continue reading

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Celebration of Evansville’s Military Past

*Post written by Jennifer Greene, university archivist of the University Archives and Special Collections. The University Archives and Special Collections (UASC), located on the third floor of the David L. Rice Library, is pleased to announce a new digital collection, … Continue reading

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Dr. Donald Pitzer: Soaring into “New Harmony”

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Professor Emeritus, Dr. Donald Pitzer, received an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Southern Indiana on April 29th, 2016.  Some would ask, why is … Continue reading

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Hoosiers and the Civil War: A Sesquicentennial Commemoration

2011 marks the beginning of the United States’ five-year commemoration of the Civil War, and the State of Indiana has been active in preparing for and observing this significant historical event.  According to the Indiana Historical Bureau’s website, “The Indiana Civil … Continue reading

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