ABCs of Special Collections: I is for

Welcome to our most recent installment of the ABCs of Special Collections, where the  featured letter is I is for Robert Ingersoll Robert Ingersoll, the great American 19th-Century orator, was popularly known as “The Great Agnostic.” An attorney by trade, … Continue reading

ABCs of Special Collections: H is for

Hello again, and welcome to another installation of the ABCs of Special Collections!  Today, we give you the letter: H is for Hollinger Box n. ~ A container that holds folders containing paper documents vertically and that measures roughly 10 … Continue reading

The ABCs of Special Collections: G is for

Our alphabetical series continues!  We present the letter: G is for Giant, the movie The 1956 Warner Brothers film adaptation of Edna Ferber’s best-selling novel Giant was partially filmed in Albemarle County, Virginia.  The film was directed by George Stevens … Continue reading

The ABCs of Special Collections: C is for

Welcome to our third installation of the ABCs of Special Collections!  We give you the letter: C is for “Calithump” Webster’s defines “calithump” (variant spellings callithump and calathump) as a somewhat riotous parade, accompanied by the blowing of tin horns … Continue reading