Category Archives: Collections

“Eat baked potatoes freely” & other Dietary Advice from 1917

We have many extraordinary, unique items here in Special Collections & Archives, some of which are widely and universally recognized as great treasures for researchers. But we also have many interesting items that, while they may not document the great achievements of mankind, … Continue reading






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McCullough inspires crowd of 800+ at Dayton Book Launch

The Dayton launch of David McCullough’s new book, The Wright Brothers, took place last night at Kettering Middle School. If you weren’t there, you missed a great event! After a great introduction by Amanda Wright Lane, great grandniece of the … 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: William Laufer Aviation Collection (MS-486) William H. … Continue reading






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