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Albums du Père Castor: "with that delicate gaiety which shows they come from the French..."

The Père Castor Albums published by Flammarion in 1930s were a huge contribution to children's literature, and not only in France. They were translated and reissued many times and many generations in many countries remember their animal and nature stories … Continue reading


Miami Football Film Archive

Tomorrow is the 119th meeting between the Miami and Cincinnati football teams. The two teams first played in 1888, resulting in a 0-0 tie. They have played every year since 1909 (excluding the war years of 1943 and 1944). During this time Miami leads the series 59-52-7, though Cincinnati is currently on an 8 game winning streak. I'd like to use this game as an opportunity to talk about the Miami Football Films Archive. … Continue reading


Digital Collections Update: Featuring World War I Germany and Bob Hope

Now that the semester is underway, we are back to regularly adding new postcards. As I wrote about earlier this year, thanks to generous donations from Clyde N. Bowden, Allen Bernard, and Virginius C. Hall, we have been able to greatly expand the Bowden Postcard Collection Online project. … Continue reading


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Announcing a new digital collection: the WMUB Archives, featuring student-produced radio and television programs from the late 1960s.

The 2014 Annual Special Collections Lecture will be held October 10th 4-6 PM, featuring a panel of three Freedom Summer volunteers: Roland Duerksen, Carole Colca, and Mark Levy.

Our exhibit Stories of Freedom Summer is now open through December 12!