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Friday's snapshot from the library at Special Collections.

My snapshots from the library as usual are just a bit  of beauty.  I am lucky to work in lovely surroundings with of course a wonderful product. 40 more words


First Post!

Hello Pittsburgh!

This will be my professional blog regarding Library and Information Science (LIS), issues pertaining to it, and much more!

I have interests in archives, special collections, library advocacy, serving under-served users, Pittsburgh history, paleography, book binding, book collecting, book history, world history, digital humanities, the Classics, and linguistics. 61 more words


Throwback Thursday: Homefront and Beyond

Seventy years ago, Augustana College students went to war. The United States Wartime Government Agencies called for men and women in college to make changes to their academic studies and social calendars to better support American war efforts. 713 more words

Special Collections

Stirring the Air

By Safire Santos

This week’s object is a late 18th century women’s fan with an embroidered design of a butterfly and floral motif on both sides. 270 more words

Historic Huguenot Street

Springtime His & Hers Outfits... Ready for Easter!

My Granny would say “I didn’t know you could do that!”.  She said this when she was impressed with what you did.  It was a high compliment from her. 691 more words

Sewing & Stitching