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Preservation Week 2018

       April 22 – April 28, 2018   PRESERVATION WEEK In celebration of Preservation Week 2018, please stop and take a look at the display case located just outside the entry doors to the Walter Havighurst Special Collections

My Life as an Intern: Scavenger Hunt

Hello, my name is Candace Pine and I am currently interning here at the Walter Havighurst Special Collections and University Archives. I’m a graduate student working on my Master of Library and Information Science degree through Kent State University, and

Edgar Stillman-Kelley: America’s First Collegiate Creative Artist-in-Residence

“How much better – in order to obtain a good “sensible” effect – would it be to have the [musical] dynamics regulated by the emotions.” – Edgar Stillman-Kelley (1857-1944) You might be surprised to learn that remote Oxford, Ohio produced

US Presidential Materials: Quick Look

Working with or in a Special Collection and Archives is amazing, in-part because you never know what you will find and discover. Researchers come in with questions, that can open new doors into possible research and connections, and even when

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One World, Many Stories: An Exhibition of International Children’s Literature

One World, Many Stories: An Exhibition of International Children’s Literature Walter Havighurst Special Collections & University Archives – King Library 321 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., through May 2018 The Walter Havighurst Special Collections spring exhibit features examples of children’s

Richey is Back!

After some technical difficulties, we are pleased to finally announce the re-launch of our Samuel W. Richey Collection of the Southern Confederacy digital collection!. This collection includes over 700 pieces of correspondence relating to Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate