Author Archives: Amy Chen

Curating the Confederacy: Curator’s Talk Tuesday, April 21 3:30-4:30 PM

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Please join the Division of Special Collections and the Department of History for a curator’s talk next Tuesday, April 21, from 3:30-4:40 PM in the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection reading room on the … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy V

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the final entry in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy IV

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the fourth in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy III

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the third in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy II

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the second in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy I: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When this Cruel War is Over

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow On April 13, 2015, two exhibitions dedicated to Confederate imprints will open at the University of Alabama. Lindsay Smith and Melissa Farah … Continue reading

Staff Favorites: Allyson Holliday

By: Allyson Holliday, Complex Copy-Cataloger Cool@Hoole thought it’d be fun to feature our staff’s favorites from among our collections. After all, closed stacks collections mean that users rely on us to know our materials in and out so that we … Continue reading

Staff Favorites: Ashley Bond

By: Ashley Bond, SLIS graduate student Cool@Hoole thought it’d be fun to feature our staff’s favorites from among our collections. After all, closed stacks collections mean that users rely on us to know our materials in and out so that … Continue reading

Staff Favorites: April Burnett

By: April Burnett, W.S. Hoole Library Archival Technician Cool@Hoole thought it’d be fun to feature our staff’s favorites from among our collections. After all, closed stacks collections mean that users rely on us to know our materials in and out so … Continue reading

Spring has sprung in our collections

By: Amy Hildreth Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Spring’s sprung all across our collections! Let’s investigate what’s sprouted. Among our literary collections are Martha Young’s papers. Martha Young wrote the poem “The Keys of Spring,” although you can see that was … Continue reading