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New Collection: McKee Family Papers

Though it is not technically a "new" collection, the McKee family papers has recently been processed and is now available for use. This collection has been in the department's backlog for awhile, but with the help of intern Kristie Salyers, the collection has been processed and the finding aid created. … Continue reading


A New Department Head for the New Year

Happy New Year everyone, from all of us in Special Collections. We are looking forward to an exciting new year, full of changes. First of all, we are welcoming a new Head of Special Collections & Archives, William M. Modrow. Bill comes to us from Florida State University and brings rich experience in instruction and outreach as well as rare books … Continue reading


Annual Lecture Video and End of the Year Updates

2014 is almost over! A few updates about our digital holdings before the break. First, the recording of our second Special Collections Annual Lecture Telling our Stories: Building the Freedom Summer Legacy is now online here. Please note the audio master volume is set a little low so it may be necessary to turn up your speakers. The video features a panel of Freedom Summer volunteers first recounting their own stories and then taking questions from the audience. … Continue reading


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News and Events

Our Spring 2015 exhibit The Ready Ones: American Children, World War II, and Propaganda is now open!

The Miami University and Western College Memorial Archives have moved their digital records to a new ArchivesSpace platform.

The recording of our second Annual Lecture, Telling Our Stories: Building the Freedom Summer Legacy, is now available online.