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May 19th 2016
Dina Kellams, Director of the IU Libraries' University Archives shares a letter found in the presidential correspondence of William Lowe Bryan in her recent blog post.
April 26th 2016
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – With the assistance of a $25,000 grant from the National Recording Preservation Foundation to Indiana University Libraries, the university will preserve rare, original recordings of "The Orson Welles Show." The live radio series produced by its iconic host and namesake debuted Sept. 15, 1941.
Previously, internet sites and books have stated that only eight of the 19 "Orson Welles Show" broadcasts have survived.
April 11th 2016
In April, IU Libraries was featured as part of the first-ever IU Day, a 24-hour celebration of all things IU.
Highlights include two don't-miss videos you have never seen before, but can watch right here -
Photo credit: From the Lilly Library collections, this image features Clifford Odets, circa 1962.
Indiana University is celebrating a $1.2 million gift by Walt Whitman Odets to the IU Libraries' Lilly Library, one of the nation's premiere rare book and manuscript libraries. The collection of over 450 paintings by his late father, Clifford Odets, is evidence that this iconic American playwright, screenwriter, and director was not limited to the written and spoken word.