Monday, March 31, 2014

Emily Dickinson and The Civil War

Emily Dickinson and the American Civil War

When you think about Emily Dickinson, the Civil War, doesn't usually come to mind. However, during the years of the Civil War 1861-1865, Dickinson's poetry flourished. "Sorrow seems more general than it did, and not the estate of a few persons, since the war began; and if the anguish of others helped one with one's own, now would be many medicines," Emily Dickinson wrote to Louise and Frances Norcross (L298). 
Emily Dickinson's Correspondences, a collection of some of her letters is available online. Through Emily Dickinson's "war related letters" with family and friends like Thomas Wentworth Higginson, who fought in the war, you can gain an insight into the extent of the wars influence. Letters of Emily Dickinson and edited volumes of her letters our available in the University Libraries Catalog.

The Emily Dickinson Museum offers insight Dickinson's life and family and friends, also see The Poet and Work Letters of Emily Dickinson, and Emily Dickinson and the Civil War.

The manuscripts of Emily Dickinson are available for scholars and readers alike at the Emily Dickinson Archive. This is an open-access website that allows you to view original manuscripts, read the poetry, and take notes. Example: Our journey had advanced--(P615)

Also see:
A Clip from the series "Angles of a Landscape: Perspectives on Emily Dickinson"

Library Hours

Marion Campus Library Hours
Monday – Thursday:                 8 A.M. - 9 P.M.
Friday:                               8 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Saturday & Sunday:                            Closed

Sunday, March 2, 2014

March Displays

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
March 2nd, is NEA’s Read Across America Day, you can celebrate the day by reading a book to a child. A Dr. Seuss display is up in the second floor of the library. While you are upstairs check out our Children's Literature collection.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

March Hours

Marion Campus Library Hours


Monday – Thursday:                    8 A.M.- 9 P.M.

Friday:                                  8 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Saturday & Sunday:                         Closed


3/10—3/16/14 & 3/24-3/30/14

Monday – Thursday:                  8 A.M.- 7 P.M.

Friday:                                 8 A.M.- 5 P.M.

Saturday & Sunday:                        Closed

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

February Displays

American Heart Month 
Visit the American Heart Month display for information about Heart Disease, Risk Factors, and Preventative Health. 
See also: American Heart Association and Go Red For Women.

Black History Month
The King Center has a digital archives of documents associated with Martin Luther King Jr with everything from Letters from Children to Integration of Schools. Also visit the displays for Black History Month and Children's Books for Black History Month

Also on display:
Civil War Photography, One Room Schools, and Trace Your Ancestry through the Civil War.