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Monthly Archive for September, 2012

It’s been just over a year since the Occupy Wall Street protest movement began.  In honor of the anniversary of the movement’s beginning (on September 17, 2011), here are some images from a new addition to our collection, just cataloged this week: an artist’s book consisting of 24 plastic cards, made to look like credit […]

Page one of Wilmer Herr’s WWI Service Record. The remaining three pages are below. The pick of this week is the World War I Service Record of Wilmer Edgar Herr, Class of 1915.  “Bennie” Herr (as he was known to his classmates) was the first Wesleyan man to be killed in the war.   His brother, […]

We’re inaugurating a new feature on our blog: Pick of the Week. In the course of our of everyday work, we come across a lot of really interesting items, and we thought it would be fun to select one a week to give a sense of these things. Our first pick of the week comes […]