The Booknotes Oral History Program

One of the many unique collections housed here at University Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives department is the Booknotes collection. Booknotes was a popular television program on C-SPAN hosted by the network’s creator, Brian Lamb, which ran from April 1989 through December 2004. The weekly hour-long program featured intense and Continue Reading

Roy Rosenzweig finding aid now available

Historian Roy A. Rosenzweig is perhaps best remembered for the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) that bears his name. Before the CHNM, Rosenzweig conducted extensive research on Central Park, labor history and oral history. To discover more about Rosenzweig’s innovative research, take a look at the complete finding Continue Reading

Who will be this year’s George Mason?

Well, the answer to that often-asked question may very well be… George Mason. At 26-6,  Mason has compiled its best pre-NCAA Tournament season record to date, and for several weeks the Patriots have been included in various lists of the top-30 teams in the nation.  Though it fell in the Continue Reading

GIs Particpate in Soldier Shows while Waiting to Ship Out for Home

Earlier this fall an inquiry came to SC&A about the John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection (see Veronica Fisher’s post from Tuesday, October 20, 2009). Further correspondence revealed that the researcher had actually taken part in the World War II soldier show “Fall Out for Fun.” Excited by the prospect Continue Reading