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  • The Athens Mental Health Center records – The Patients

    The Athens Mental Health Center records – The Patients

    By Julian Earley, BA ’26 Classical Civilizations, Digital Initiatives Assistant Everyone loves a good haunting. I too have been interested in ghost-hunting and wanted to know what lies in the Asylum here in Athens. But I think it’s important when we talk about the history of institutions like The Athens Mental Health Center to humanize…


  • Infographics inspired by the Cornelius Ryan Collection focus on the 80th anniversary of D-Day

    Infographics inspired by the Cornelius Ryan Collection focus on the 80th anniversary of D-Day

    By Greta Suiter, Manuscripts Archivist In honor of the 80th anniversary of D-Day, students in the VICO 4112/5112 Illustration Capstone: Advanced Informational Graphics spring semester class created stunning infographic posters using the Cornelius Ryan Collection of World War II Papers as inspiration. The class is led by Assistant Professor Adonis Durado who graciously invites librarians…


  • Processing The Ohio University Pride Center Collection

    Processing The Ohio University Pride Center Collection

    By Chloe Haught, Spring 2024 University Archives Intern In Spring 2024, for six hours each week, I had the pleasure of interning at the Mahn Center, during which time I began and completed the processing of two collections—The Cutler Hall Rededication Collection and the Ohio University Pride Center Collection—which were of vastly different sizes and…


  • Updating Descriptions for Coal Mining Collections

    Updating Descriptions for Coal Mining Collections

    Text and images by Samuel Coletta-Bates, Film ’25, Spring 2024 Manuscript Archives Assistant This semester, my job as Archives Assistant within the Mahn Center has been to research and update finding aid descriptions for mining related collections. This has included delving into the collections themselves, as well as other supplemental resources to revise their content…


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