• Archives,  Library News

    New Archives Online Exhibit: The Roll of Honor

    A new St. Paul’s School Archives online exhibit has been created making two publications available to read online through the Ohrstrom Library Website. The Roll of Honor: St. Paul’s School in the Great War and The Roll of Honor: St. Paul’s School in World War II reproduces two out-of-print and hard to find books originally published by the SPS Alumni Association: St. Paul’s School in the Great War (published in 1926) and St. Paul’s School in the Second World War (published in 1950).  The books contain short biographies of St. Paul’s Alumni who fought and gave their lives in the two World Wars.  The online exhibit contains direct scans of…

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    New Reference Book: The African American Almanac

    Deb Baker – Interim Reference Librarian The African American Almanac, 10th edition edited by Brigham Narins, Gale Cengage, 2007. Find it in Ohrstrom at: Ref. 305.896 AF82 2008 A comprehensive guide to the role of African Americans in culture, society, and history, this updated edition includes over 1,000 biographies; articles on dozens of topics in the humanities, arts, and sciences; a chronology; lists of African American firsts and awards in a variety of fields; landmarks by state; and “Significant Documents in African American History.” Numerous maps, tables, photos, and illustrations and a ten page bibliography enrich the text. HELPFUL FOR: African American Literature: Revolution or Reconciliation, American Cultural Studies, Advanced…