Month: May 2014

New Finding Aids Available Online

We have several new finding aids available online to scholars, all of which are the culmination of many hours of hard work and dedication by our staff and students.   We now have comprehensive finding aids for the entire Usigli

A Student’s Appreciation for His Teacher

As I struggled for a topic for my blog post this week, I serendipitously found my subject in a small stack of Walter Havighurst’s books that were sitting on a booktruck next to my desk. There I discovered a Korean

Head’s Up: Our Newest Alumni

Graduation is a time of many transitions. One transition we’re very aware of this time of year at Miami is the transition from student to alumna/alumnus. Here in the Miami University Libraries we are already planning for Alumni Weekend, coming up

Honoring Caroline Scott Harrison

Today the Oxford Community Arts Center will be holding a dedication of an Ohio Historical Marker honoring Oxford’s First Lady Caroline Scott Harrison, and the Oxford Female Institute (which is now the Oxford Community Arts Center). Caroline Scott Harrison was

From the Stacks: Rovinskii, D. A. Russkiia Narodnyia Kartinki, 1881.

The modernist movement of the beginning of the 20th century is the usual subject of my blog entries and, to be honest, the subject that I am attracted to the most. However, my recent discovery of D.A. Rovinskii’s seminal work