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Mail Order Archives: Starting The Archives At Utah Valley University, Catherine Mcintyre Nov 2009

Mail Order Archives: Starting The Archives At Utah Valley University, Catherine Mcintyre

Catherine McIntyre

This humorous presentation traces the history of Utah Valley University from a vocational school to a university, and tells how the school's first centralized archives was started by an inexperienced librarian who learned a lot about archives from the mail-order catalogs from which she ordered materials.


Heroes And Heroines Of Zion: An Oral History Of Utah Peace Activists, Kathryn French, Catherine Mcintyre Oct 2009

Heroes And Heroines Of Zion: An Oral History Of Utah Peace Activists, Kathryn French, Catherine Mcintyre

Catherine McIntyre

No abstract provided.


First Year Students Uwg 1101 And Ingram Library: Introducing First Years Students To Library Resources Through Google Books And Scholar, Diane Fulkerson Aug 2009

First Year Students Uwg 1101 And Ingram Library: Introducing First Years Students To Library Resources Through Google Books And Scholar, Diane Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Turning Up The Volume On Digital Collections, Catherine Mcintyre Apr 2009

Turning Up The Volume On Digital Collections, Catherine Mcintyre

Catherine McIntyre

No abstract provided.


Dr. Samuel B. Woodward: A 19th Century Pioneer In American Psychiatric Care, Janet L. Dadoly, Len Levin, Lisa A. Palmer Feb 2009

Dr. Samuel B. Woodward: A 19th Century Pioneer In American Psychiatric Care, Janet L. Dadoly, Len Levin, Lisa A. Palmer

Lisa A. Palmer

Objective: Showcase the life and work of Dr. Samuel B. Woodward, the medical superintendent of one of the first public hospitals for the mentally ill in the U.S., the Worcester State Hospital in Worcester, Mass. Dr. Woodward overcame then-popular views of mental illness to champion compassionate, optimistic, and individualized treatment for patients.

Methods: Dr. Samuel B. Woodward brought a significant paradigm shift to the dark world of mentally ill indigent citizens of Massachusetts in the early 19th century. When Dr. Woodward became the first superintendent of Worcester State Hospital in 1833, mentally ill patients were viewed with suspicion and ...


A Massachusetts Mystery: The 1801 Tragedy Of Jason Fairbanks And Elizabeth Fales, Dale Freeman Dec 2008

A Massachusetts Mystery: The 1801 Tragedy Of Jason Fairbanks And Elizabeth Fales, Dale Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

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Thirteen Millennia: Native American Life In Northeastern Indiana, Cheryl B. Truesdell Dec 2008

Thirteen Millennia: Native American Life In Northeastern Indiana, Cheryl B. Truesdell

Cheryl B. Truesdell

This project seeks to build a story through digital artifacts, documents, maps, and video of the first inhabitants of Indiana, from the very earliest Paleoindians, through the native American cultures that evolved from these inhabitants, to a celebration of their life and culture today. The LSTA grant will support the digitization of collections from the IPFW Archaeological Survey’s Northeastern Indiana Paleoindian Project and late prehistoric period pottery from northeast Indiana excavations; Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society Indian archival materials, artifacts, photographs/paintings and historic markers; IPFW Helmke Library local historical documents; and provide for the archiving of the video ...