Catherine Wallack, architectural records archivist for University Libraries, will host a gallery conversation titled Benton and the Buffalo River at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. This event is free and open to the public.
Be sure and stop by the lobby level of Mullins Library this summer to see a selection of new acquisitions on display from the Special Collections department.
Melanie Griffin, Assistant Head of Special Collections, describes the recently processed collection for a member of the Little Rock Nine.
Joshua Youngblood, rare books librarian and head of the Special Collections Instruction and Outreach Unit, has been elected president of the Society of Southwest Archivists.
University Archives Assistant, Heath Robinson, recounts the many construction projects throughout the University of Arkansas’ history.
Lori Birrell, Head of Special Collections, offers her reflections on engaging adult learners with archival research.
Challenging Popular Perceptions of Native Americans: Lessons from Researching in Special Collections
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.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Beyond the Cases in The Art of the Book, The Book as Art Exhibition
An exhibit currently on display on the second floor of Mullins Library, “The Art of the Book, The Book as Art,” explores the ways that artists extend the format of the book through the incorporation of visual elements.
Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A, will present “The Nice Lady of Arkansas Politics: Virginia Johnson and the 1968 Governor’s Race” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in the Winslow Branch Library, located at 351 Highway 71. The Libraries will provide a display of materials from our Special Collections.
From noon to 1:30, an exhibit will be on display at the Fayetteville Public Library with materials from the University of Arkansas Libraries’ Special Collections. Materials will include first and limited editions of Wright’s published work, along with fine art broadsides and archival pieces from her personal library.