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Scary, Spooky, Freaky, Creepy Literature on Display in WLA Library

Posted by Maria Brahme BOOO – check out our display of frightening journal articles and book titles to chill your bones and haunt your gray matter this Halloween season. We DARE you to read the book: Zero: The Biography of a DANGEROUS Idea or Life in COLD BLOOD. How about perusing the articles: “The Supply Read More

October is American Archives Month

What is an archives? October has been deemed “American Archives Month.” So what, you may ask, is an “archives”? The word archives can be used to describe a collection of historic materials, or the place where the materials are preserved and available to researchers. Archives generally include materials that are not published, such as letters, Read More

Historic Articles from the University Archives in The Graphic This Week

This week’s Graphic student newspaper features a section of historic articles, images, and comics that were gathered from past issues of the Graphic, which are housed in the University Archives on the second level of Payson Library. The articles, which were selected by Graphic Historian Nathan Stringer, are from various time periods between 1937 (the Read More

Poetry Books on Display in Special Collections for National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Special Collections and University Archives has created a display of rare and unique poetry books from the library’s collections. The display includes several Victorian-era books with interesting cover art, as well as a number of fine press books. Featured poets include Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning, Alexander Read More

Answer George Washington Trivia to Win a Free Flash Drive!

Do you need a new flash drive to carry around your important documents? Are you a trivia whiz? If so, then here is a fun opportunity to answer a few questions about George Washington and win a prize. Here’s how to do it: Pick up a blank form at the circulation desk in Payson Library. Read More