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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Poking Around in the UT Dallas Archives

Press release begins:

Archivist tour  Paul Oelkrug (foreground) leads archivists on a tour of McDermott Library's Special Collections.

Archivists Get a Glimpse of UT Dallas Library Rarities

Dec. 14, 2009
"Visiting archivists got acquainted with some of UT Dallas' most exclusive holdings recently when they met at McDermott Library to tour the Special Collections department.
Paul Oelkrug and his staff in Special Collections led visitors through the History of Aviation Collection, which features a world-class aeronautical archive. The collection is the department's largest section.
The saw the Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library, a regional resource for philatelic and postal history; and the Louise B. Belsterling Library, a collection of rare botanical books, including the library's oldest volume."  Read more at

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