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August 10, 2012

Historic Wisconsin Union Theater documents discovered

For you history and architecture buffs out there, here’s a terrific article in the Isthmus about a recently discovered collection of historical documents relating to the Wisconsin Union Theater: Historic Wisconsin Union Theater materials are unearthed by Jay Rath The materials, which are from a 1937 exhibit, are “very important” according to University Archives director [...]

August 9, 2012

From the Archives: Crossing the Pond in 1929

The University Archives acquired a fascinating diary, written by UW alumnus Chandler F. Young and his brother, entitled “Seeing the British Isles in 1929.” Read and view highlights from the diary on “Found in the Archives,” the department’s Tumblr. The acquisition was made possible by a grant from the Friends of the Libraries.

July 27, 2012

A pinch of history: the Carson Gulley Cookbook Collection

Fans of beautiful books, libraries, and bookstores will be smitten with this website, A Pretty Book. A post from July 25th, “Cooking the Books,” inspired us to explore our own digital collections to find out what we have in the way of cookbooks. From the introduction to the School of Human Ecology’s Carson Gulley Cookbook [...]

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