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Paul Blackburn

Paul Blackburn is best known as a Black Mountain Poet, because of his work as editor and distributor of the Black Mountain Review. Black Mountain poets are poets who had some loose affiliation with the Black Mountain College, usually through their work with the Black Mountain Review. 426 more words

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Apply to work in Special Collections!

Looking for on-campus work this fall? Besides being scientifically proven to reduce your chances of becoming a hobo later in life, a student position in Special Collections gives you the opportunity to engage with unique pieces of Augie history like this one. 48 more words

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Wednesday's Woman

Yesterday was Beatrix Potter’s birthday, everyday I drink my tea at from a Peter Rabbit cup although I didn’t like her books too much; the cup previously owned by my daughter, is a delight at the end of a busy day! 34 more words


James Bennett and the United Arab Republic

These pictures show James Bennett, second director of the Federal Bureau of Prison, visiting the United Arab Republic sometime during the late 1950s. He was there to take part in a review of this short lived political union between Egypt and Syria’s prison system.  97 more words

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CENDARI Summer School Day Two: Manuscriptorium and the National Archives of the Czech Republic

The second day of the CENDARI summer school resumed with Zdenek Uhlir, the project manager of Manuscriptorium, a free online digital library of historical resources from a number of important European institutions. 827 more words