Do you have plans for a big vacation? William Allen and Sallie White certainly did when, in February 1923, they set off on a sixty-nine-day cruise around the Mediterranean. Traveling on the luxury liner RMS Mauretania, they visited locales including Cadiz, Gibraltar, Alexandria, Naples, and Haifa. And, like many vacationers, they brought home a variety … More The Editor on Vacation
. . . that’s the question our latest international exhibit answers! Like his father William Allen White, William Lindsay White (1900-1973) was an author as well as a world traveler. Unlike the elder White, whose works were mostly concerned with Midwestern life, “Bill” wrote a great deal about his experiences overseas. During World War II, … More Where in the World Is William Lindsay White?
Special Collections and Archives has a new display marking the hundredth anniversary of Albert Taylor Hall. Ever since it opened in June 1917, Albert Taylor Hall has been a center of activity for both campus and community. It has hosted many world-renowned musicians, actors, and speakers, such as the Vienna Boys’ Choir, Orson Welles, and … More Albert Taylor Hall: A Century in the Spotlight
Beatrix Potter, I know her well, I grew up having her stories read to me, it’s actually where my love for rabbits came from, but I digress. It was my assumption that everyone knew who Beatrix Potter was, I mean I knew who she was so that must mean everyone else … More The Tale of Beatrix Potter:
I chose the Annual National Invitational Drawing Exhibition for my display because it represents many different voices within each drawing that is included. The voice of the artist is present through the actual work of art itself, including the medium and the title, while the voice of the viewer is apparent through each individual person’s … More The Annual National Invitational Drawing Exhibition