Month: September 2015

Creative Codex: Exhibit Preparation

The fall exhibit in Special Collections, Creative Codex: Books as Art in the Walter Havighurst Special Collections, was created to harmonize with Miami University’s year of Creativity and Innovation. As the Preservation Librarian, I have spent countless hours assisting the

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The Golden Age of Book Illustration

The Walter Havighurst Special Collections has a great collection of Children’s Literature, and since I began working here in June I have found myself outright bewitched by some of the illustrations I’ve seen.  In fact, materials from the “Golden Age” of book

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Music and Theatre Manuscripts come to Special Collections and Archives

Since 2008 researchers of music and theatre have benefited from the generous donations of Mr. Larry Moore, a Miami University alumnus 68, MA 70. Mr. Moore, a New York-based freelance arranger and orchestrator, has been praised by the New York

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Miami vs. Presbyterian: Bo Schembechler

To celebrate the start of the 2015 College Football Season, and Miami’s season opener against Presbyterian College, I wanted to talk a little about a member of the Cradle of Coaches who spent time at both schools, Bo Schembechler. Schembechler

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