Arley Ward, a doctoral candidate in the History Department, will present “The Religious Right to Oppress? Gay Marriage, Slavery, Miscegenation and the History of Religious Exemptions” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, in the Special Collections Reading Room, located on the first floor of Mullins Library.
As part of this year’s Frank Stanford Literary Festival, the University of Arkansas Libraries’ Special Collections department will host a drop-in event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, in the Special Collections Reading Room in Mullins Library.
Sixty years ago, the state of Arkansas became embroiled in a tense political, social, and legal battle as a result of school integration attempts.
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.
Architecture in the mid-20th Century was a profession dominated by men. The network of wives who worked in every possible capacity to make their husbands’ work successful typically goes under recognized. Maria Stone was no exception. Archives allow a better understanding of these tenacious women and the roles they played in the development of some of the most memorable architecture of the century.
In the final An Archivist Abroad blog post, Lori Birrell describes the presentation she gave at the Fulbright Commissioners’ conference.
In this edition of An Archivist Abroad, Lori Birrell describes her trip to the Open Society Archives in Budapest.
Read about our head of Special Collections’ visit to the Library and Information Center of the Hungarian Academy of Science in her second of three blog posts!
The Libraries and the Bentonville Film Festival Foundation have reached an agreement to have the Libraries serve as the festival archive.
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.