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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. With the help of our student, Danielle Owens, we will peek behind the construction curtain to see how things have changed this week … Continue reading

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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 began shifting most of our books and manuscript boxes, took down some shelving, and did some reorganizing … Continue reading


photo of Olive Flower

Oxford College – Olive Flower

Oxford Female High School was founded by Bethania Crocker and supported by R.H. Bishop, W. H. McGuffey, and J. W. Scott beginning about 1831. It might have met in a house on South Main Street. (Hamilton Intelligencer 1833) … Continue reading


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News and Events

New exhibit launched: Steam Boats & Steam Ships: Oceans, Lakes, & Rivers!

Pictures and video of our Third Annual Special Collections Lecture are now online!

Our Ethiopian Coptic Prayer Book can now be viewed online!