Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Wheels in the Archives

Look what just rolled through the door of the Archives this morning!  It is a custom built cart specifically designed to transport oversize archival materials (often stored in oversize map folders) from our storage area to the reading room for … Continue reading

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On April 12, 1862, a friend of Jefferson Patterson, John Jones, wrote Jefferson a letter about his son’s participation in the Battle of Shiloh.  The son, 1st Lieutenant Frank Jones, was a member of the 13th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K.  The … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds

    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~ Jorge Luis Borges   This week is National Library Week, sponsored by the American Library Association. The theme this year is You Belong @ your … Continue reading

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