Author: James Bricker

Renovation: Finishing Touches Phase

In our renovation update this week, we are excited to announce that walls are being painted, carpet is being laid, and ceiling tiles are getting installed. We have selected some pictures to show off some of this progress. [ Jim

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Renovation Continues: A Peek Behind the Curtain

We want to share some of the progress that has being made on the new Special Collections and Archives facility. Special Collections continues to be open during the renovation, though we do not have access to some of our collections.

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Renovation Has Begun

Renovation of the third floor of King Library has begun. Offices around the perimeter of the floor were moved and the demolition of walls has been completed. In Special Collections we started physically preparing for the renovation last July. We

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Special Collections First Curator

As the department began to pull together materials for our exhibit for Alumni Weekend, Miami and Oxford in the 1960s, I looked through some old files for images of Alumni Library. I found some wonderful photographs that were taken in the

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The Ready Ones: American Children, World War II, and Propaganda

This Spring I had the opportunity as a graduate student to curate the exhibit, The Ready Ones: American Children, World War II, and Propaganda for my master’s thesis project. It will be on display from January 25th until May 16th.

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From the Stacks: The Call of the Wild

I picked Jack London’s The Call of the Wild for this blog post when the temperature was in the teens and snow covered the ground. Our fourth printing of the 1903 edition of London’s Yukon tale about Buck, the mixed

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