New Digital Collection: The Elliston Project: Poetry Readings and Lectures at the University of Cincinnati

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The Elliston Project holds over seven hundred recorded readings and lectures given under the auspices of the University of Cincinnati Department of English and Comparative Literature and the U.C. Libraries since 1951. Material includes readings and lectures on poetry by those who have served as George Elliston Poet in Residence, among whom are Robert Frost, Denise Levertov, Louise Glück, Thom Gunn, and C.D. Wright. Other major figures, including Czeslaw Milosz, Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, and Rita Dove, are also represented, as are many prose writers and a wide range of poets at various stages of their careers. Readings in this ongoing audio archive feature poets’ comments on their work; both complete performances and individual poems are accessible.
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Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1912: records added

Over 4000 records from two surname ranges missed in the original scanning project, Schoner-Schroeder and Tucker-Underheuser, have been added to the collection of birth and death records for the City of Cincinnati from 1865-1912.  This completed collection now contains over 528,000 individual records and is an important resource for genealogists, as well as researchers in public health and epidemiology.     Continue reading Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1912: records added

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Answering the call: 25th General Hospital featured in UC Magazine

Barbara Lincoln Ashbaugh with patients in Tongres (Belgium)
Barbara Lincoln Ashbaugh with patients in Tongres (Belgium)

The April edition of UC Magazine features an article based on Courage and Skill in World War II: 25th General Hospital, a UC Libraries online exhibit. Additional photographs, texts and video can be viewed from the digital collection.

During the summer of 1941, the U.S. Army invited the University of Cincinnati to organize the 25th General Hospital to serve as a major medical facility in the European war theater. More than 600 physicians, surgeons, nurses, and enlisted men served the 25th with distinction in England, France, and Belgium until the end of the war. An earlier incarnation of the 25th had bravely served on the battlefields of World War I.

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Luna Collections: Scheduled Maintenance

The scheduled Luna upgrade is complete and all digital collections made available through the Luna platform are available.


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The digital collections made available through the Luna platform will be unavailable on Friday, March 23rd, beginning at 10 a.m., while a scheduled maintenance upgrade is applied to the Luna platform. (See http://digproj.libraries.uc.edu:8180/luna/servlet/allCollections.) This post will be amended when the upgrade is complete. Please email ucdp@uc.edu with any questions. Thank you.

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