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Introducing: The Clyde Fisher and Te Ata Collection

Like most special collections and archives we have a backlog in the Walter Havighurst Special Collections.  This backlog consists of both uncataloged books as well as unprocessed manuscript collections.  One of the items recently removed from our backlog is the

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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

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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 students: Rebecka J. Mock (Anthropology

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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

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Introducing: The Lee and Rosemary Fisher Papers Collection

I would like to introduce a new collection to the Walter Havighurst Special Collection at Miami University: The Lee and Rosemary Fisher Papers.  The collection was donated by Lee and Rosemary on August 22, 2014.  Both Lee (’68) and Rosemary

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Don’t Rock the Cradle: Books in Exhibition Symposium

Each year in Special Collections we do a minimum of three large-scale exhibits as well as numerous smaller (single case) exhibits. These exhibits are used for a variety of outreach purposes, from working with graduate students, faculty, and alumni to

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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.