Month: May 2013

Egypt Camp Comes to Special Collections

Yesterday was an extra “special” day for Special Collections because we were visited by a wonderful group of 6th graders from The Miami Valley School, an independent school located near Dayton.  For over a decade, Miami University Libraries and the

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The American Game

Walt Whitman may once have said something along the lines of “I see great things in baseball. It’s our game, the American game. It will repair our losses and be a blessing to us.” It can be risky when one

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James Reiss: Poet and Professor Emeritus of English, Miami University

The Walter Havighurst Special Collections is home to a number of manuscript collections. One such collection is the papers of James Reiss. James Reiss is a widely published writer and poet. Reiss was born in New York City and grew

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From the Stacks: Paul Brown and the Cradle of Coaches

Paul Eugene Brown was born on September 7, 1908 in Norwalk, Ohio, where he lived with his parents Lester and Ida until he was nine years old.  At this time his father, who was a railroad dispatcher in Norwalk, was

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Show Me The Awesome: New Kid on the Blog

Show Me The Awesome: 30 Days of Self-Promotion is an initiative by Sophie Brookover, Liz Burns, and Kelly Jensen to encourage librarian bloggers to think and talk about self-promotion. You can follow the series with the tag #30awesome on Twitter,

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