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Thanksgiving Dance ends in fire; a modern University rises from the ashes. The University of Maryland remembers the events that occurred on this night, 100 years ago, permanently changing the course of its history. Follow “live” reporting of the #fire1912, starting tonight, @UMDArchives or University Archives at the University of Maryland Facebook! Read events […]
The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE), sponsored by the library of the University of Bielefeld in Germany, is an electronic index to more than 37 million digital objects in over 2300 repositories around the world, including over 15,000 items from UMD Libraries’ Digital Collections. BASE provides not only an alternative method of searching and browsing […]
Reblogged from Terrapin Tales: Visit The Great Fire exhibit to learn more about the 1912 fire. Check out our #fire1912 blog all this week to learn about the fire and MAC student life in 1912. Watch out for live coverage of the fire on the night of the 29th! Read more… 100 more words
Reblogged from Terrapin Tales: Visit The Great Fire exhibit to learn more about the 1912 fire. Read more… 111 more words
With the publication of Earthly Paradise in 1870, William Morris became an acclaimed poet throughout England. After the death of Alfred Lord Tennyson in 1892, Morris was reportedly in contention for the post of Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. The works of Poet Laureates are recognized as having national significance, an honor bestowed by […]
Special Collections in Mass Media and Culture contains the papers of Bill Edwardsen. A first inventory of the papers recently revealed a wealth of photographs of pop culture figures. Bill Edwardsen, a disc jockey who worked from 1949 into the new millennium, loved the music and entertainment of his heyday. He had a personal collection […]