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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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Head’s Up: The 2 Per Cent

The Grolier Club is a private and prominent club for book collectors and other bibliophiles that dates to the late 19th century when the collecting of fine books and the history of printing arts were the hobbies of wealthy men. Chartered by

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From the Stacks: The Call of the Wild

I picked Jack London’s The Call of the Wild for this blog post when the temperature was in the teens and snow covered the ground. Our fourth printing of the 1903 edition of London’s Yukon tale about Buck, the mixed

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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.