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September 27, 2017
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Another Route 66 Collection

Last Friday we left Flagstaff and Northern Arizona University, and were off to Kingman, Arizona to pick up a new Route 66 collection from the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona. The collection was stored in the Powerhouse in Kingman, … Continue reading

September 12, 2017
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Fun with History 205-Public Presentations in Cline Library

Every semester Dr. Linda Wood’s History 205 learns about historical research by investigating the disappearance of Glenn and Bessie Hyde. To facilitate this, Special Collections and Archives participates by providing mass access to: MS 33 The Glen Hyde Collection MS … Continue reading

July 21, 2017
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The Day Louie the Lumberjack Visited Special Collections and Archives

It isn’t often we get celebrities in the archives, but we had a special one on Monday July 1th. He came striding in, Ax in hand just like he owned the place!   Louie the Lumberjack came to the Cline Library, … Continue reading

May 16, 2017
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Announcing the 2017 Elizabeth M and PT Reilly Intern – Shannon Sassone

The Cline Library Special Collections and Archives is excited to announce Shannon Sassone as the 2017 Elizabeth M and PT Reilly intern. Some of you may remember Shannon as a Cline Library student assistant a few years ago when she was an undergraduate at NAU. … Continue reading

February 9, 2017
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Victor H. Green’s Negro Travelers’ Green Book

Usually when I sit down at the keyboard to add a story to this blog, the story focuses upon a collection, or the status of an exhibit or it is something vaguely humorous (archival humor, that is). What I present … Continue reading

August 30, 2016
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Saying Goodbye to the “Fred Harvey: Branding the Southwest” Exhibit

This time last year, we were sweating the details on completing and putting into place what would turn out to be one of the most influential exhibits ever. “Fred Harvey: Branding the Southwest”  was built out of Cline Library, Special … Continue reading

April 15, 2016
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Archive Ale

…..Perhaps it happened because we began the planning conversation around our current exhibit “Fred Harvey: Branding the Southwest” at Mother Road Brewery. Maybe it was because Michael Marquess of Mother Road Brewery likes using the old historic images from our … Continue reading