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Recently Added Digital Collection

Recently added to the Department of Special Collections Native American Digital Collection are the photographs from the Edward H. Boos Flathead Indian Reservation Photos. Edward H. Boos (187...
From McFarlin Tower · 3W ago

Birthday for July 26: George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw, a playwright and critic, was born on July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland. Shaw preferred to be known only as Bernard Shaw, and held both British and Irish citizenship. He m...
From McFarlin Tower · 4W ago

Birthday for July 21: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway, a writer, was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. The second of four children, Hemingway grew up playing sports, performing in his school’s orchestra, and graduate...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Birthday for July 18: Elizabeth Jennings

Elizabeth Jennings, an English poet, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, on July 18, 1926. Jennings’ family moved to Oxford when she was six years old. She attended St. Anne’s College at Oxfor...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Birthday for July 14: Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie, a singer-songwriter, poet, and artist, was born in Okemah, Oklahoma on July 14th, 1912. One of the most prominent members of the American folk music scene, Guthrie learned to ...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Birthday for July 3: Francis Steegmuller

Francis Steegmuller, a writer, biographer, and scholar of the works of Gustave Flaubert, was born on July 3, 1906 in New Haven, Connecticut. Steegmuller was educated at Columbia University a...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Birthday for July 3: Elizabeth Coles Taylor

Elizabeth Coles Taylor, a novelist, was born in England on July 3, 1912. She worked as a librarian and governess before she published her first novel in 1945, At Mrs. Lippincote’s.  Taylor w...
From McFarlin Tower · 1M ago

Tulsa Art Deco Collection, 1982.006, is complete and available for viewing and research

Special Collections and University Archives at The University of Tulsa is pleased to announce that a collection related to Tulsa’s art deco history is processed and ready for researchers and...
From McFarlin Tower · 2M ago

The BOOM Days: Prosperity and Pain in Each Barrel of Crude has been extended

Special Collections announces that the exhibit BOOM Days: Prosperity and Pain in Each Barrel of Crude has been extended to run through August 18, 2017. This exhibit features a variety of ite...
From McFarlin Tower · 2M ago

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