Special Collections News
Choi Young Jin, a television producer for the Korea Fishing Channel, visited Special Collections today.
With the help of an interpreter, Kevin Shin Sul, he interviewed Tamara Belts and took video of the Research Room Fly Fishing Exhibits, realia from the collection, and books in the storage area.
After it has been on television, Special Collections will receive a copy of the segment.
Watch for it on this page in November!
Students from a journalism class who are working for the Western Front visited Special Collections to ask questions and take photographs about the Western Front digitization project.
Sandy Celec is photographed at her workstation in Special Collections today.
The story may appear in the new student edition of the Western Front later this summer.
Marian Alexander and friends from Special Collections got together for a farewell lunch in her honor.
From left to right are Tamara Belts, Special Collections Manager, Marian Alexander, Professor Emeritus, her husband David, Rick Osen, Assistant Dean for Collections & Technology, and Peter Smith, Special Collections Librarian.
Marian is retiring from her position as Head of Special Collections, which under her leadership has moved into a modern facility and increased the number and size of the collections significantly.
Children's Literature for the Elementary and Middle School Teacher (ENG 441) students visited Special Collections recently with their instructor, Sylvia Tag.
Tamara Belts and Peter Smith welcomed the class into the Research Room and presented information about the collections, including the Helene Whitson Collection of pop-up books, the Special Collections Children's Collection, original manuscripts by Steve Raymond from the Fly Fishing Collection, and photographs from the Campus School Collection.
After looking at items on the Research Room tables, students walked through the Storage Area and the Work Area. Lesley Lowery talked with students about the Western Student Newspaper digitization project, showing the brown, brittle pages of the original newsprint.