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From Avon to Broadway: Selections from the Philip Wm. McKinley papers

In 2012, Phil McKinley ’73 donated the papers from his long career as a director, producer, actor, and choreographer to Augustana College Special Collections. The materials relate to Broadway, many theater productions, and Ringling Bros., Barnum and Bailey Circus. Selections … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year!

Please join the library staff on Tuesday, November 19, to celebrate Carla Tracy, director of the library and Illinois Academic Librarian of the year. The reception will take place from 3:30 to 5:30 in multi-purpose room 404 (fourth floor of … Continue reading

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It’s Archives Month!

October is Archives Month, in which we celebrate archives and their holdings of historical documents. Want to find out more about archives? You can read some basic information here, or, better yet, visit Special Collections on the first floor of … Continue reading

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New Exhibit in Special Collections

The fall exhibit in Special Collections is “The Legacy of Black Hawk: Photographs from the John Henry Hauberg papers.” Hauberg was a local amateur historian, anthropologist, and photographer with a particular interest in the Native American history of the Quad … Continue reading

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Tea with Jane!

Jane Austen, of course. Join the library staff for tea and scones on the 2nd floor of the library, near the puzzles and leisure reading, on Thursday, September 19 at 4:00. Please feel free to bring your favorite Austen book, … Continue reading

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New Items in Special Collections

Every fall, we post a few of the items we purchased for Special Collections in the previous year. As always, you’re welcome to come check them out! Dickens, Charles. Little Dorrit. London: Bradbury & Evans, 1855-1857. The first edition, in … Continue reading

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Tredway Library on Facebook!

The Thomas Tredway Library now has a Facebook account. We’ll be posting about library events, fun things found at the library, and research resources. Come join us!

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