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San Antonio Archives Bazaar

In celebration of American Archives Month the San Antonio Regional Archivists (SARA) is hosting the first-ever San Antonio Archives Bazaar.  The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th, 2023…

Faculty Research Spotlight with Professor Victoria Aarons

Welcome back Trinity community!  As you walk through Starbucks you’ll notice three new posters highlighting some of the great research our Trinity faculty and students have published recently. Librarian Anne…

Texas Heritage Project

The Texas Heritage Project & Coates Library This post was contributed by Acacia Oyler ‘23, the AIT Intern in Special Collections & Archives for Spring 2023.  As many students know…

Theater Posters & the Archives

Sometimes it feels like the university archives are bursting at the seams with print material from past events held on campus.  When I was interviewing for the position one of…

Student Art in the Library: The Contributions of Trinity Women

While this blog entry will be posted at a later date, I sit down to write it on the celebration of International Women’s Day. I’ve received some notes, from colleagues…

Documenting San Antonio's 1921 Flood
Documenting San Antonio’s 1921 Flood

When a historian sets out to tell the story of an event, they typically begin by looking at primary sources: newspapers, diaries, letters, photographs–any sort of item that records what…

East Asian Collection At Coates Library
East Asian Collection

“The most precious treasure is never fully known.” -Song Dynasty poet Yang Wanli (1127 – 1206), “Bubbles On the Water” I certainly think this could be said about library collections….