While working with the University of Photography record group, I faced a multitude of challenges. The record group is extensive and contains a vast amount of photographs that have not been kept in a specific order throughout the years and some of the sections are not even labeled other than ‘Section 1,’ Section 2,’ 3, … More University Photography
While working with the Student Publications: Sunflower record group, I learned a lot of things from Emporia State University’s history. For instance, the yearbooks were not always called The Sunflower, there have been multiple beauty contests, the different content arrangement for each yearbook and the patriotic style or inclusion during times of war, especially the … More Student Publications: The Sunflower
On January 30, the University Special Collections and Archives put together a display from the Black Emporia: Interpretations and Connections Collection. The exhibit features artifacts donated by Carol Marshall, who served Emporia State University as a professor of early childhood education from 1962-2000. The items in the exhibit relates to the racial history of African Americans in the United States. … More New Exhibit in Memorial Union
The Special Collections & Archives department in the W.A.W. Library would like to welcome you back to the start of not only a new year and new beginnings, but also a new Spring Semester! Please feel free to stop by and ask any questions you may have about Emporia’s history or the campus in general. … More The Beginning of a New Semester!
Life here in the archives has been very busy of late! In the past month we have tabled in the Memorial Union for Leave Your Legacy, installed an exhibit: “Blending words and art: A view into children’s publishing”, outside room 119 in the Library, created and conducted a Curator for a Day outreach program with … More Archives Update! by Annie Johnson