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March 12, 2021
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President Eugene Hughes, 1934-2021

It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of Dr. Eugene Hughes passing on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Dr. Hughes was Northern Arizona University’s 12th president, and served in that capacity from July 1, 1979 – … Continue reading

January 31, 2020
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Green Book Era Motel on NAU’s Campus?

It is sometimes funny how a process that sets you off in one direction winds up sending you down a completely unanticipated path. Here in Special Collections and Archives, Cline Library at Northern Arizona University, we are currently reappraising J. … Continue reading

April 19, 2018
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SCA Student Assistant, Mowana Lomaomvaya, Earns Mary Crawley Scholarship and Summer Internship with the American Philosophical Society

Special Collections and Archives student assistant, Mowana Lomaomvaya, is a senior, graduating in May 2019. Mowana is studying anthropology, archaeology, and history at NAU. Since May of 2015, Mowana has been working as a student employee for Special Collections and … Continue reading

November 7, 2016
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Victory Bell?

Inquiring minds want to know: Where is the Victory Bell? In the image above is a small piece of NAU’s (or more properly ASC’s) campus history- the “Victory Bell”.  As the cropped piece of NAU Archive image NAU.ARC.1956-9-8  shows, here … Continue reading