While researching and gathering sources for his exhibit in the University of Arkansas Libraries’ Special Collections about missionary activity in territorial Arkansas, intern Patrick Angyal couldn’t help but come face to face continually with stereotypes and tropes of Native Americans perpetuated by white publications.
Special Collections will celebrate National Poetry Month 2019 with an exhibit honoring Arkansas’s own Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, curated by Hannah Bradley, a candidate for an MFA in poetry and Special Collections intern.
Materials in connection with Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, the longtime Fayetteville resident, will be on display in Special Collections this April.
The University of Arkansas Libraries are honored to commemorate the life and legacy of Mrs. Betty Flanagan Bumpers. The activist and civic leader, former first lady of Arkansas, and wife of Governor and U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers passed away November 23, 2018.
An exhibit from Special Collections on display on the Main Floor of Mullins commemorates the 50th anniversary of the death of Fayetteville poet and founder of Lost Roads Press, Frank Stanford. The exhibit includes all of the Lost Roads Press books published in Fayetteville before the firm moved.
Special Collections intern and MA candidate in English, Amanada White, discusses the exhibit she curated examining American Bibles through the lens of what scholars call “history of the book” studies.