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Katharine Wright on Books

Katharine Wright, Wilbur and Orville’s younger sister, loved to read. In honor of National Library Week, here is a quotation from Katharine about books: It does my heart good to get hold of a book that doesn’t “hit you between … Continue reading






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Passing the Torch of Public History Directorship

After eight years as Director of Public History, I am stepping down to focus on my primary responsibilities as Head of Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University. I became director of public history in 2007 and quickly learned … Continue reading






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Welcome, Stephanie!

We are very excited to welcome Stephanie Kays to the staff of Special Collections and Archives! Stephanie started work here in the archives on November 16 and brings the total number of professional full-time archivists here at Wright State up … Continue reading






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