Tales from Under Grounds II: War

This is the final of four posts, spotlighting the mini-exhibitions of students from USEM 1570: Researching History. *** Turner Labrie, First-Year Student Virginia and The Spanish American War In February of 1895, the Spanish-controlled island of Cuba erupted in rebellion. … Continue reading

ABCs of Special Collections: V is for…

Hello again, and welcome to the ABCs of Special Collections!  This week’s selections represent the twenty-second letter of the alphabet, V is for Jones Very Jones Very was a nineteenth-century American poet, essayist, and spiritualist associated with Ralph Waldo Emerson … Continue reading

The Taxman: What a Founder, a Poet, and a Fascist Have in Common

Tax records are probably the last thing you would think that Special Collections libraries possess. However, along with our many books, photographs, letters, drawings, and more, the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library has financial records, such as tax … Continue reading