Category Archives: history

Giving Thanks

  Americans have celebrated the annual Thanksgiving holiday so long that it has become part of our national mythology. In fact, it has only been an official, national celebration since 1863, proclaimed by President Abraham Lincoln as a way of … Continue reading

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Tailored remembrance

I found this gorgeous book on the “New Books” shelf and had to pick it up:   It’s got all those things I love: gorgeous photography of beautifully-made clothing, tailoring, the history of a business and how it fit into … Continue reading

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We are proud to announce: Special Collections and College Archives!

This past week the library celebrated a momentus occasion: The official ribbon-cutting ceremony to declare that the new, shiny, reorganized and renovated Special Collections and College Archives is open! This event was celebrated by a small do over in the … Continue reading

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