Category Archives: Collections

Wrights, Dickens, and Bulldogs

What do the Wright family, Charles Dickens, and the Fairview High School Bulldogs have in common? Well, to be perfectly honest, we’re not entirely sure either! But let’s back up… A few days ago, we received a reference question inquiring … Continue reading

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A New Year for the 61st OVI

After General Sherman captured Savannah, General Grant initially ordered him to embark his army on ships and join Grant’s army at Richmond, Virginia.  However, Sherman disagreed, and with the capture of Fort Fisher near Wilmington, North Carolina, on January 15, convinced General Grant … Continue reading

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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: Lewis D. Klein Architecture Collection (MS-470) Additional … Continue reading

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