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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…

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…

public domain day
Public Domain Day 2023

OK, why did I post a big still image from Fritz Lang’s 1927 film masterpiece Metropolis at the top of this article marking Public Domain Day 2023? Well, because now I CAN,…

La Pastorela - A Christmas Treasure in Special Collections
La Pastorela: A Christmas Treasure in Special Collections

San Miguel: Mortales! estad atentos! Un milagro grande lugar ha tenido cercano á este sitio que Dios ha escogido.    Translated– Archangel Michael: Mortals! Be attentive! A great miracle has…

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…

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…

Illuminating the Past - Treasures from Special Collections
Illuminating the Past

If you’ve taken a medieval history class at Trinity, chances are you have visited Special Collections to view some of the early manuscripts in our collection. But did you ever wonder how two leaves of parchment, carefully scribed and intricately illuminated, ended up in San Antonio?