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Famous Hoosiers: Booth Tarkington

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As our series, “Famous Hoosiers” continues, Indiana has an influential lineage of Hoosiers authors such as Norman Bridwell, Gene Stratton-Porter, John Green, Lew Wallace, and Kurt … Continue reading

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Famous Hoosiers: Marilyn Durham

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our newest blog series, “Famous Hoosiers”, numerous Hoosiers have represented the great state of Indiana in various mediums such as politics, entertainment, and literature. Over … Continue reading

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#WednesdayWisdom: Celebrating the Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On this day in 1811, American author Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut (Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2016). Stowe served as a pioneer in … Continue reading

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A Stroke of Genius: B. Stoker & Dracula

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. As summer approaches, there is temporal euphoria of no homework, no assigned readings, and no papers; however, for some, there is no fun in the sun, … Continue reading

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Rudyard Kipling: The Power of Words

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Collected Verse was published in 1910 by British author and poet, Rudyard Kipling. This book is a collection of his poetry. He was born in Bombay, British … Continue reading

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