Category Archives: SC&A

100 Years Ago in Aviation: Harold Harris Parachute Jump

One hundred years ago this month – on October 20, 1922 – Lt. Harold R. Harris, a test pilot at McCook Field in Dayton, became the first person to successfully use a ripcord parachute to save himself during a real … Continue reading

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New Collections Available for Research, September 2022

We have new manuscript materials available for research! Click on the links to view the complete online finding aids: Newly processed collections: MS-610: Lenny Davis Collection, 4.9 linear feet and 264 megabytes MS-636: George Barrett Family Papers, 2.75 linear feet … Continue reading

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New Special Collections & Archives Web Site

The University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives are happy to announce the launch of our new website, created in collaboration with the Office of Marketing. The new website officially launched on August 3, 2022, in conjunction with the launch of … Continue reading

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