The University Libraries have finished processing the Beth Brickell Research Materials on Maud Crawford (MC 2317), which are now available for the public to view and use any time the Special Collections department is open. Brickell, a U of A alumna, donated her extensive research materials into the unsolved 1957 disappearance of Maud Crawford, an attorney from Camden, to the Special Collections department in 2018.
Folklorist Virginia Siegel has joined the University Libraries’ staff as the new Arkansas folk arts coordinator for the Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts program.
The collection of jazz musician and composer John Stubblefield is now available to the public in the Special Collection department. The collection includes scores composed by Stubblefield, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and more.
All U of A students, faculty and staff are welcome to join the Northwest Arkansas Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in the Fine Arts Library at the University of Arkansas from 1-3 p.m. March 8 for a communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art and feminism.
“Arkansa, Arkansaw, Arkansas: 200 Years Since the Founding of the Territory” will be on display in the Special Collections department through the summer semesters.
The University Libraries’ Special Collections department has recently completed processing of the Jessie Angeline Evans Benham Papers (MC 2265), a collection of correspondence and other materials related to the student leader who was a pioneer in her opposition to segregation during the late 1950s.