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The Ready Ones: American Children, World War II, and Propaganda

This Spring I had the opportunity as a graduate student to curate the exhibit, The Ready Ones: American Children, World War II, and Propaganda for my master’s thesis project. It will be on display from January 25th until May 16th.

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New Additions to the John Hough James Manuscript Collections

The Miami University Libraries Walter Havighurst Special Collections and Archives received several John Hough James manuscript letters from a generous donor, Mr. Arthur F. Humphrey III. The letters consist of personal correspondence, land deeds, and a court case. John Hough

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Custom Enclosures: Diane Stemper Artist Books

Preservation constructs numerous boxes and enclosures for Special Collections materials. In fact, in 2014 we made over 400 boxes for special collections materials. Occasionally we will receive an item that needs a little bit more than a normal box can provide.

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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,

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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.

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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

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Mark your calendars! Spring Exhibit Reception Tuesday, March 17, 4-6 p.m., King Library. Free and open to the public.

Our 2015 Spring 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.