Monthly Archives: November 2011

P.S. from Rolla

Among the letters of Robert Patterson is a P.S. that is not attached to any letter.  It was written on November 25, 1861 at Rolla Missouri.  In the P.S., Robert observes that he “cant for life of me see what … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Poem

A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar The tear another’s tears bring forth, The sigh which answers sigh, The pulse that beats at other’s woes, E’en though our own be nigh, A balm to bathe the wounded heart Where sorrow’s … Continue reading

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Collection Update

The last month has been very busy with the DDN collection. Our Public History graduate student, Misti Spillman, has been hard at work integrating the Personality Collection files. Thanks to her help, we have 300 record storage boxes of names … Continue reading

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