Monthly Archives: July 2013

Renovations Update: New Carpet

We had yet another exciting flurry of archives renovations last week, as the new carpet was installed in our reading room. We’re still in the process of returning the furnishings and materials to their freshly spruced-up and slightly modified locations … Continue reading

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Founders’ Spotlight: John D. Millett

John D. Millett was a visionary 20th century educator who was instrumental in the founding of Wright State. As president of Miami University, one of Wright State’s two parent institutions, John was a vital player in the push for a … Continue reading

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William Writes from Tullahoma

On July 6, 1863, Captain William Patterson wrote his mother from Tullahoma, Tennessee.  In his letter he notes that they have been assigned garrison duty in Tullahoma while the rest of the army is in the mountains fighting Confederate General Braxton … Continue reading

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