An essay on the wonders of the Lilly Library’s rare collections, posted by Jessica Ferri on  The Daily Beast: In 2005, I found myself working as a public services assistant at Indiana University’s rare books library, The Lilly Library. The job title was a glorified term for a photocopier. I spent most sunny Saturday afternoons in […]


Student life, 1840s-style

February 6, 2013

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It’s the spring semester on college campuses. Facebook feeds are filling up with photos of smiling young people who have rushed their favorite sororities and fraternities, but what was student life on campus like before the rise of Greek organizations? The staff at the Indiana University Archives has been answering this question with Student Life […]