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From McFarlin Tower · 2d ago

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

It has been nearly 3 weeks since Yevgeny Yevtushenko passed away in Tulsa.  I tried to take several of his classes as an undergraduate student but by the time I was able to register they wer...
From McFarlin Tower · 1W ago

McFarlin Fellows Dinner: An Evening with Tim Blake Nelson

This past Thursday, April 6th, the Special Collections department and McFarlin Fellows hosted the last dinner and reception for the 2016-2017 year. The evening started off promptly at 6:30 p...
From McFarlin Tower · 2W ago

Early Women Writers: Baroness Emmuska Orczy

The Scarlet Pimpernel is the ingenious work by Hungarian born Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Though a relatively unknown work of fiction, the Scarlet Pimpernel is the ancestor of the modern superhe...
From McFarlin Tower · 2W ago

The BOOM days: Prosperity and Pain in Each Barrel of Crude

Not to worry–this exhibit is not a mad-dog, environmentalist commentary on the evils of the petroleum industry!   What it is, is a glimpse into the life of the oil field worker during the ea...
From McFarlin Tower · 3W ago

Bob Dylan Archive now open to select applicants—at the Helmerich Center for American Research

Even a full year after The University of Tulsa and the George Kaiser Family Foundation completed their acquisition of the Bob Dylan Archive, we here at Special Collections still get phone ca...
From McFarlin Tower · 3W ago

Richard Assmann Pencil Sketches

Some of our collections consist of hundreds of books or thousands of pages housed in hundreds of boxes, but some are small enough to fit into one slim envelope-type box.  The Richard Assmann...
From McFarlin Tower · 4W ago

Perry Douglas Erwin letters

McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives has an extensive World War I Collection. Our department has been collecting World War I material since the 1970s with the acquisi...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Some new WWI Digital Collections uploads.

As part of our ongoing efforts to make our World War I holdings available online, the Hugo “Hap” Gruenberg diary and photograph albums  have been added to our digital collections. These can ...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Lord Loftus Letters

While I was trying to decide what to write my blog on for this week, I started just scrolling through our online finding aid to see what would catch my eye. This is how I came across the Aug...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Mildred Darby–Anglo-Irish novelist

Mildred Darby started out life as Mildred Henrietta Gordon Dill and grew up in England. She married Jonathan Darby in 1889 and moved to Leap Castle, located in Coolderry, County Offaly, in I...