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November 10, 2019
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Veterans Day 2019

On behalf of all of us at the Cline Library and Special Collections and Archives, we would like to thank the veterans at NAU as well as all the brave men and women who served our country. NAU appreciates and … Continue reading

October 23, 2019
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Happy 100th Birthday, Ms. Katie!

Today, October 23, 2019, would have been Katie Lee’s 100th birthday. For those of you fortunate enough to have known Katie while she was alive, you know she could celebrate her birthday in very creative ways. Each year, a couple … Continue reading

July 5, 2019
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Early Katie Lee Influences

            Katie grew up in Tucson, Arizona where she lived in houses her parents designed and built. Her childhood was spent learning music and art from her mother and spending time outdoors with her father and younger brother. In high … Continue reading

June 28, 2019
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Katie Lee in Other Collections

The Katie Lee Exhibit will be constructed primarily from materials digitized from The Katie Lee collection now housed here at NAU. However, there are other collections, both at Special Collections and Archives at NAU and elsewhere, in which Katie Lee … Continue reading

June 26, 2019
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Exhibit Website and Music

It’s week 5 of the Elizabeth M and P.T. Reilly Internship and the Katie Lee exhibit is starting to take shape. The physical exhibit is almost completely planned and the accompanying online exhibit is coming together. Of course, there is … Continue reading

June 24, 2019
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Songs of Couch and Consultation…An Alternate Album Cover

Between 1956 and 1961, Katie Lee recorded three albums about psychoanalysis that were later combined into one album and sold under the title of the original second album Songs of Couch and Consultation. This picture is from the photo shoot … Continue reading

June 7, 2019
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“Let Them Eat Cake…”

“Let Them Eat Cake…”             …and they did, on a boat, in Glen Canyon, in 1956. Here, Katie is writing in a journal while Frank Wright sits. They are drifting down the Colorado River in Glen Canyon with their friend, … Continue reading

April 10, 2019
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Introducing the 2019 Elizabeth M and PT Reilly Intern – Ms. Britney Bibeault

It is our pleasure to announce Britney Bibeault as the 2019 Elizabeth M and PT Reilly Intern. Britney will be working with the staff of Special Collections and Archives to develop virtual and physical exhibits celebrating the life and activities … Continue reading