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From McFarlin Tower · 1d ago

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From McFarlin Tower · 5d ago

Special Collections Summer and Holiday Hours

Starting Friday, June 2, and ending Friday, August 4, 2017, the hours of operations for McFarlin Library Special Collections and University Archives will be as follows: Monday-Thursday      ...
From McFarlin Tower · 1W ago

Barbara Santee archive of Oklahoma women’s reproductive rights and ancillary materials

That’s quite a title for a blog post, but we’re happy to announce that the Barbara Santee collection of reproductive rights materials is now fully processed and accessible to interested rese...
From McFarlin Tower · 4W ago

Tulsa Women’s Club Papers

Women’s Club Movement: At the start of the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries, clubs founded and patronized by women and intended for women were increasing in pop...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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...