Category Archives: SC&A

New Digital Collections Available: WWI, Aircraft, Guardian, & More

We are excited to announce that several new small collections, as well as additions to existing collections, have recently been added to our digital collections on CORE Scholar: With the centennial of World War I, or “The Great War,” as … Continue reading

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Wright Brothers Photos to be on CNN, Sunday, May 10

CNN will air an interview with author David McCullough talking about his new book, The Wright Brothers, this Sunday, May 10, on Fareed Zakaria GPS (Global Public Square). Photographs from the Wright Brothers Collection in Special Collections and Archives at … Continue reading

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TDIH 1915: Lusitania sunk by German U-Boats

On Friday, May 7, 1915, the German U-Boat U-20 torpedoed the British passenger liner R.M.S. Lusitania, 11 miles off the southern coast of Ireland. The Lusitania had departed New York on May 1 with nearly 2,000 passengers aboard and was headed for Liverpool on its usual route. The … Continue reading

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