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A History Graduate Student in the Library's Special Collections

One of the great advantages of receiving a graduate degree through Miami University's History Department is the guaranteed assistantship position that provides for your tuition and living stipend. The default assistantship is a teaching position alongside one of the many esteemed faculty members in the department. However, as I have experienced, the History Department's graduate program is more than willing to let their students look elsewhere for work to fulfil their assistantship requirements … Continue reading


Showcasing Rare Cuneiform from Special Collections and Archives in Miami University's Undergraduate Research Forum

The Undergraduate Research Forum showcases the creative and scholarly activities of undergraduate researchers. These undergraduates work with professors on funded research and are engaged in research over the course of the academic year. Two exceptional undergraduate … Continue reading


Shakespeare Folio Reboot

It’s April 23rd, and that means a very Happy Shakespeare Day to everyone! As part of the celebrations commemorating the 399th anniversary of his death (we thought about putting this off another year but just couldn’t wait), we are very pleased to announce a complete reboot of our digital folios collection. … Continue reading


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New finding aid: Clyde Fisher and Te Ata Collection.

The Indian Creek Baptist Church Meeting Minutes, 1810-1850, has been digitized and transcribed by Samantha Harris as part of a W.E. Smith Family Charitable Trust grant. View the digitized copy and transcription here.

Next year's exhibit topics have been selected! Summer 2015: Miami Univeristy in the 1960's, Fall 2015: artists' books, Spring 2016: travel maps & postcards.