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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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New Exhibit: Xenia Tornado

The F5 tornado that struck nearby Xenia, Ohio, on April 3, 1974, was without a doubt one of the worst natural disasters in Miami Valley history. This coming April 3 marks 40 years since that devastating day. In commemoration, we … Continue reading

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Boxplorations: W. J. Blanchard Aeroproducts Collection

Here it is, “3/05″ (March 5th), and I wondered: What is in collection # 305? So I decided to try another “boxploration” into MS-305, the W. J. Blanchard Aeroproducts Inc. Collection (links to PDF finding aid). This collection contains personal … Continue reading

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