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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…

Inaugural Dean of the Library

In the Trinity News (Trinity TUday) Benjamin Harris, MLIS is announced as the inaugural Dean of the Library. Read more about Benjamin Harris, his commitment to Trinity and to the…

Blog April Fools: Pranks, Hoaxes and homo sapiens
Pranks, Hoaxes and Homo Sapiens

Have you planned a prank for April Fool’s Day?  The San Antonio Zoo has a long history of pranking the city. On April 1, 1939, the San Antonio Light newspaper…

Tigers in Winter
Tigers in a Winter Wonderland

In the meadow, we can build a snowman And pretend that he is LeeRoy Tiger… Do the colder temperatures have you dreaming of a snow day? We took a deep…

picture of Black medical professionals
Celebrating Black History Month

The history of American medicine is also the history of Black contributions to American medicine. Yet the stories of these healers, the details of their lives and innovations, are too…

Ada Colbert - The Earliest Known Native Student at Trinity
Ada Colbert: The Earliest Known Native Student at Trinity

Here in Special Collections & Archives, we are often asked questions about Trinity “firsts”: who was the first woman to achieve tenure? Who was the first donor? What was the…

Library Heroes
Library Heroes

Librarians.  Stereotypically quiet and introverted, bespectacled and mousy, they perform an admirable and important job, but let’s be honest, they’re pretty boring, right?  Well, like people in any profession, they…