This post was written by Ben Brands, L. Claire Kincannon Graduate Intern. Ben has a Bachelors of History from the College of William and Mary, a Masters of History from George Mason University, and is currently a PhD candidate in History at George Mason University. As the inaugural L. Claire Continue Reading
Hello all! Amanda here again to chat with you about the Robert Breen papers. As reprocessing continues, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorite records from this collection (my most favorites being the Gloria Swanson and Joan Crawford letters, which you can see here.) Because the majority Continue Reading
We are in the midst of doing an inventory or our rare books collection in SCRC. While working in the folio section, a colleague and I stumbled upon this disturbing yet intriguing volume. Wie die Ostmark ihre Befreiung Erlebte: Adolf Hitler und sein Weg zu Grossdeutschland (How Austria Experienced its Continue Reading
A researcher inquiry recently led me to review the John C. Becher Soldier Show Collection and get a few laughs in the process.Â The collection illustrates the various ways the U.S. military used comedy to maintain high morale during World War II.Â Spanning the years 1940-1953, the collection includes poems, Continue Reading
Special Collections and Archives staff recently completed the processing of the Leonard H. Clark collection.Â The collection largely consists of documents, photographs, and memorabilia from Clark’s time in the United States Air Force during World War II.