From the Archivist
Occasional posts related to University history
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The modern Bell Museum will play an indispensable part in the formal education and the enlightenment of the people of Minnesota and beyond. My first introduction to this museum was as a student. Fortuitously, the Bell continued my museum studies as an archivist. I’m excited to further my education as a member and visitor for many more years to come.
2018 marks the 90th anniversary of the University of Minnesota Archives, giving us a prime opportunity to highlight what we have and what we do. Please explore the online exhibit by diving into an entire section examining the role of academic freedom and tenure at the University or the University’s response to the massive influx of students following World War II. Or spend some time with a panel or two.
Latest News from the Libraries
Creamy the hen fell on hard times after losing her foot this past winter. Thanks to her loving owners and the Makerspace at the Bio-Medical library, she has a new foot and a chance for a happier and healthier life!
Reference Dump When I was a new librarian, I was told not to "reference dump." A "reference dump" is overwhelming the asker with resources. When...
Dear New School Librarian, Congratulations on your new position. I am so honored to be your professional mentor and to be a part of this...