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Interview with Student Alden Eckman
Getting to Know Student Alden Eckman

We asked Alden Eckman, Archives Student Worker and Trinity University Junior, a few questions to get to know her better and to tell us a little about her take on…

Valentine's day postcards - treasures from the Ziperman Collection
Valentine’s Day Postcards

Trinity bricks are red, Mountain laurel smells sweet, When it comes to Valentines, You can’t be beat! People began sending cards to their Valentines in the eighteenth century; these were…

Documenting Campus Closure and Remote Teaching
Documenting Campus Closure and Remote Teaching

Last semester the University Archives initiated a COVID-19 collecting project: Response and Impact: Perspectives from Trinity University on COVID-19. The purpose of this project is to document the effects the…

Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur
Interview with Librarian Abra Schnur

In our blog segment “Interview with a Librarian” we sat down with our newest librarian, University Archivist and Records Manager Abra Schnur, to find out more about her! 1. Tell…

Searching the Trinitonian and Mirage Online
Searching the Trinitonian and Mirage Online

As we begin commemorating the 150th anniversary of Trinity University’s founding, the library’s Special Collections & University Archives have had more and more requests for information about the school’s history….

Juneteenth
Happy Juneteenth! On June 19, 1865, nearly 2 ½ years after the executive order had taken effect, the Emancipation Proclamation was read on harbor pier in Galveston, Texas, freeing the...