Monthly Archives: July 2014

New and Updated Collections Available for Research

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: Lovetta R. Blanke Collection (MS-472) Wayne Pittman … Continue reading

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“A Day in the Life” of Special Collections & Archives: John Lennon and Abbie Hoffman

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So our University Archivist, Chris Wydman, received a phone call a few months back in which the caller, a Wright State grad from the early 1970s, assured him that John Lennon had visited Wright State’s campus in the late 1960s, … Continue reading

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TDIH: World War I Begins in Europe

This Day in History: On July 28, 1914 — 100 years ago — World War I, or “The Great War” as it was often known prior to WWII, broke out in Europe. Although the often-cited catalyst for the war — assassination … Continue reading

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