Category Archives: women’s history

Arch Madness 2019: “Meet-Ya” Guide to the Sweet 16

*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, Susan Sauls, director of the art collection, Tom Lonnberg, curator of history at … Continue reading

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Women’s Culture and Feminism: Chrysalis Magazine

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant at the University Archives and Special Collections. The Rice Library Archives and Special Collections has decided to double down on the material we have to offer pertaining to women’s history. A previous post … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Heresies Magazines

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In commemoration of National Women’s Month, this blog post is dedicated to feminism; more specifically, the collection being discussed is the Heresies feminist magazine. Found within … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom: Celebrating the Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1811, American author Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut (Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2016). Stowe served as a pioneer in … Continue reading

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Evansville’s Connection to Clara Barton

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Born on Christmas Day in 1821, Barton was a trailblazer in American history. Some would equate Burton’s work to Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War years … Continue reading

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