Category Archives: Collections

It was on Jeopardy!

Last Tuesday I was watching “Jeopardy!” to cheer on Wright State senior Emily Bingham.  Not only was I excited about Emily’s impressive performance earning her a spot in tomorrow night’s semi-finals, but I was also excited that one of the … Continue reading






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New Exhibit: Vintage Valentines

In honor of Valentine’s Day this month, we have a special new exhibit of original vintage valentines out in our reading room: The valentines are from the Pedrick Family Papers (MS-243) and are believed to date to the early 1900s. While some … Continue reading






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Young Love in the Archives

Inspired by Valentine’s Day, I want to share an item that I first saw in the archives years ago while researching an exhibit on children.  When I opened a folder in the Schenck Family Papers (MS-284), I discovered a pink … Continue reading






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