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January 5, 2016
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Archives and Instruction

Happy New Year to all. This past year Special Collections and Archives at Northern Arizona University has embarked on a little experiment involving class instruction and the use of primary source materials. To that end we began partnering with willing … Continue reading

May 17, 2015
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Scholarship in the Archives: Route 66…Navigating the Archives

We have a guest post from an NAU graduate student from the anthropology department, Olivia Charest. What’s a socio-cultural anthropology student doing writing a blog for SCA, you might wonder. Well, here goes. I am a second year graduate student … Continue reading

May 17, 2015
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Congratulations Class of 2015 and Class of 1965

It’s that time of the year when all the hard work and studying is magically transformed into a diploma. Graduation weekend saw nearly 5,000 NAU students graduate beneath a light blanket of rain, snow, and hail. Graduation is also the … Continue reading

May 4, 2015
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Our New Elizabeth & P.T. Reilly Intern!

The Cline Library and Special Collections and Archives would like to introduce the 2015 Elizabeth M. and PT Reilly Summer Intern, Ofelia Zepeda. Ofelia is an NAU graduate (class of 2000) and brings a wealth of experience and insight to … Continue reading

April 5, 2015
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Announcing the Acquisition of the Fred B. Eiseman Collection

Special Collections and Archives would like to announce the acquisition of a new collection, the Fred B. Eiseman collection. Fred was a river runner in the1950s through early 1970s and primarily worked in the Grand Canyon and on the Colorado … Continue reading

January 14, 2015
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The Fred Harvey exhibit (for 2015-16) begins to take form

The library will be posting the 2015-16 Elizabeth and P.T. Reilly Internship announcement shortly (and it will be posted here when that happens) as an official kick-off to the beginning of the planning and construction of the Fred Harvey Exhibit. … Continue reading

November 24, 2014
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The Ghosts from Exhibits Past….

Technically, summer is over, and winter is coming. In the short span we call “fall” here, is when we change over from the past exhibit to the current one. Such change almost always makes us  here at Cline Library, Special Collections and … Continue reading

October 13, 2014
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Offerings to the Gods of Light and Shadow: Selections from the John Running Collection. Exhibit Opening, October 20, 2014

The Cline Library and Special Collections and Archives are excited to announce the opening of the John Running exhibit, “Offerings to the Gods of Light and Shadow: Selections from the John Running Collection,” on Monday, October 20, 2014. The exhibit … Continue reading

September 18, 2014
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Southside Market, 217 S. San Francisco Street

Growing up in Flagstaff, I’m familiar with much of the neighborhood histories and the built environment of Flagstaff. One of my childhood memories of Flagstaff is going to the grocery store located on the southside of the tracks at the … Continue reading

July 23, 2014
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SCA Receives Two Important Grants

Writing grants can be a time-consuming process, one that isn’t for the faint of heart. Aside from adhering to a prescribed style of writing, there is research, data collection, and collaboration that all form critical parts of the grant-writing process. … Continue reading