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She is Dr. Colby’s daughter…

Yesterday’s 100-years-ago today diary posting from Bishop Milton Wright on our social media was as follows: Lorin’s came to supper. Mr. Thresher and wife called in the evening. She is Dr. Colby’s daughter. Diaries by their personal nature often record … Continue reading

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Dayton Music Project and the Funk Hall of Fame and Museum

As part of its ongoing efforts to preserve local pop music history, Wright State Special Collections & Archives has partnered with the future Funk Hall of Fame and Museum.  This partnership provides for the collection and preservation of the historic … Continue reading

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Boxplorations: Woodland Cemetery Articles of Association, 1841

In our latest edition of date-related “boxplorations,” today 4/14, we took a look at manuscript collection number 414 — MS-414: Woodland Cemetery Collection (click to view PDF finding aid) — which contains materials relating to the organization and business ventures of the … Continue reading

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