Monthly Archives: December 2017

New and Updated Collections Available for Research, November-December 2017

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. Additional materials were recently processed into the following existing collections, so you might want to take another look at them: MS-242: Joyce … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings from the Miami Valley

Diaries offer a wonderful way to glimpse an individual’s thoughts and feelings on a specific day in time. Let us take a walk through history with the words and writing of Miami Valley residents, some at home and one away, … Continue reading

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December 17, 1903: “Success Four Flights…”

At 10:35 a.m. on December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers achieved the impossible, the first powered flight. On the first attempt, Orville would fly a distance of 120 feet in 12 seconds. The brothers would go on to make 3 … Continue reading

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