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Show Me the Money! WUAAC Collaborates with Numismatics Class for Applied Learning

Show Me the Money! WUAAC Collaborates with Numismatics Class for Applied Learning

I know I talk about our coin collection all the time – partly because it is so impressive in its immensity and diversity.  But I am also fascinated by these coins’ life histories. What transactions did these individual coins facilitate, and between which actors? How did we come to have a 16th century coin from ... Read moreShow Me the Money! WUAAC Collaborates with Numismatics Class for Applied Learning
Library Services During Spring 2020

Library Services During Spring 2020

Updated on March 27th Our top priority is to ensure as many resources and services as possible are available remotely so that teaching, learning, and research can continue. Services will be adjusted as necessary in compliance with university guidelines and changing conditions.  Visit this page often for access to the latest information. Important resources for ... Read moreLibrary Services During Spring 2020
Book sale postponed

Book sale postponed

Due to the rapidly-evolving Coronavirus/COVID-19 situation, the book sale organizers have made the difficult decision to postpone the ‘Wicked Big Book Sale,’ originally scheduled between March 12 and March 23, to a later date, which will be determined after the virus threat has been mitigated.  The health and safety of our volunteers, community members and ... Read moreBook sale postponed
Found in the Archives: March on Selma slides

Found in the Archives: March on Selma slides

As we near the end of Black History Month, today’s archival discovery was pretty great. While processing material, a small box of slides was found with a label that made us pause. The yellow slide box said “Selma 1965”. A closer inspection of the material showed a set of color photos of the march on ... Read moreFound in the Archives: March on Selma slides
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