Inspirations

15 Sep Journal of the week — Liberator

“I have to work here but I don’t have to eat here.” — Howard Brubaker (1882-1957) LIBERATOR New York: The Liberator Publishing Co., Inc. HX1 L5 Liberator began publication under the editorship of Max Eastman (1883-1969) in March 1918. Eastman’s sister, Crystal, worked closely with him, and wrote many...

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14 Sep Rare Books Goes to BYU!

photo by Scott Beadles An ancient piece from the Rare Books Department has been translated and published by BYU professor Lincoln Blumell. Read all about it in today’s BYU News: “BYU professor works with University of Utah library to translate 1700 year-old obituary” “I’ve looked at hundreds of ancient...

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31 Aug Book of the week — How long?

HOW LONG? Sande James-Wascher Renton, WA: Wascher-James, 1993 N7433.4 W38 H69 1993 Women’s struggle for the vote through text, photographs, and quilt block. Text inspired by an article on women’s suffrage by Minna Morse in The Smithsonian, 1993. From the artist’s statement: “I choose to create what I feel will...

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25 Aug Hold History in Your Hands

The Rare Books Department, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah invites students, faculty, and community members to visit the Special Collections Reading Room (Level 4), where you can hold history in your hands. Click to view slideshow. The rare book collections of...

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