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Remembering Peg Lynch

Remembering Peg Lynch

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Peg Lynch with her "Ethel and Albert" co-star Alan Bunce, 1953.

1916 - 2015

Staff at the University of Oregon Libraries were deeply saddened to learn about the recent death of Peg Lynch, a pioneer in broadcast entertainment whose papers are housed in our Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Lynch created, wrote, and starred in Ethel and Albert, a domestic comedy that debuted as a national radio program in 1944 and moved to television in 1950. She is widely acknowledged as one of the true originators of the American television sitcom.

SCUA Staff Picks: Some of Our Favorites from Our Many Collections

SCUA Staff Picks: Some of Our Favorites from Our Many Collections

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July 23-Sept 20, 2015

Special Collections and University Archives

Top 5 Myths about Canvas . . .

Top 5 Myths about Canvas . . .

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Debunked!

Myth #5:
I'll lose all my content from past-term courses when Blackboard goes offline in fall 2015.
 
Fact:

Early Music Manuscripts: Works of Art and Historical Artifacts

Early Music Manuscripts: Works of Art and Historical Artifacts

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June 18-September 18, 2015
Knight Library, 3rd floor
Music Services area
 
During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, the construction of a book of music was a laborious process which involved many steps and numerous skilled craftsmen. Each book was scribed by hand, resulting in a unique piece of work, characteristic of its purpose and its origin, and every region had its own distinctive styles of text script and musical notation.

Science Library to Remain Open during Summer 2015 Construction

Science Library to Remain Open during Summer 2015 Construction

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Front entrance closed--alternate routes suggested.

Construction is underway on the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library!
 
All summer we will be repairing and reinforcing the concrete of the plaza. The entire area will be fenced off, restricting access to the front entrance to Onyx Bridge (the side facing 13th Avenue).
 

Oregon's Latino/a History

Oregon's Latino/a History

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Exhibit in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room

June-September, 2015

Mounted in conjunction with the University of Oregon's 3rd biennial Latino Roots Celebration, this exhibit presents original materials pulled from several SCUA manuscript collections, including the PCUN Records (Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste--Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United--Oregon's farmworkers union and largest Latino organization in the state), the John Little Papers, the Jefferson Center for Education and Research Records, and the UO student records of MEChA, "Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztala

History and Heroes

History and Heroes

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Selected Works of James Daugherty

April 15 - July 10, 2015
Special Collections and University Archives
Knight Library, second floor

Winner Announced! UO Libraries' 2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

Winner Announced! UO Libraries' 2015 Digital Wallpaper Design Competition

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The UO Libraries is pleased to announce the winner of our annual contest to design new digital wallpaper for the library's workstations and internet kiosks.
 
Ali Garrett, a junior majoring in digital arts, created the winning design that will be used on more than 700 computers throughout the libraries in the upcoming academic year.  She received a $250 prize and a certificate of recognition.
 
Open to all current UO students, the annual digital wallpaper design competition continues to increase in popularity.

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