Online Exhibits

In Good Company: James Joyce and Publishers, Readers, Friends. An Exhibition of McFarlin Library’s Special Collections
This exhibit was produced in conjunction with a print catalog on the occasion of the North American James Joyce Symposium and a material exhibit during Summer 2003. This exhibit was curated by Luca Crispi and Stacey Herbert, State University of New York, University at Buffalo, with Lori N. Curtis, then Head of Special Collections at the University of Tulsa. The content of this site will not be repurposed or reproduced in part or whole without permission of the authors. Adobe Reader is required to view some items in this exhibit.
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James Joyce Gallery
The James Joyce Gallery is an image-only slideshow of some of the University of Tulsa’s James Joyce collections.

The Lisle & Grace Billington Correspondence
This is composed of various World War I correspondence between James Carlisle Billington (a volunteer soldier who remained stateside) and his wife, Grace Cronin Billington.

Maps of the American West
A selection of rare, historical maps that have been digitized.

The Tulsa Race Riot Digital Collection
These digital images provide a basic understanding of the events of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921. For more information on these photographs or the Tulsa Race Riot Collection, please consult the finding aid or contact the Department of Special Collections. This is the first collection being made available at our new Digital Collections space.

Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932 digital archive
Alice Mary Robertson was an instrumental figure in the history of Henry Kendall College, which later became the University of Tulsa. She was the first woman postmaster and the first woman to represent Oklahoma in the United States Congress. These papers detail the history of her family as Missionaries to the Muscogee (Creek) and Cherokee peoples. This collection is gradually being digitized and made available.

Pum Mvhayv Toyetskat: Creek Letters to Ann Eliza Worcester Robertson, 1878-1905

This exhibit at the College of William and Mary, represents a portion of the Papers of the Robertson and Worcester families, 1815-1932. The actual documents are here at the University of Tulsa. The Department of Special Collections and University Archives provided scans of the original letters for this project of Dr. Jack Martin, linguist and Assistant Professor of English at the College of William and Mary. Support for his project was provided by the College of William and Mary, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Science Foundation.

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