If rocks could talk, two big ones on the Pentacrest would have plenty to say. Iowa City historian Paul Juhl takes a look at the origins of the two boulders that flank the sidewalk leading up to the east steps of Old Capitol. Story
Staff at University of Iowa Libraries have scanned and uploaded hand-written recipes from American and European cookbooks from the 1600s to the 1960s as part of an effort to transcribe history through the power of the Internet.
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Construction cranes dot the skyline. Miles of cable and pipe snake underground. Shipments of wood chips replace loads of coal. The signs of changing University of Iowa campus infrastructure are everywhere. Expect to see many more in the years ahead. Story
2012.11.05 | By University Communication and Marketing | 10:37 AM
University Libraries is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Iowa Women's Archives. Author Suzanne O'Dea will share her new biography of Iowa Women's Archives co-founder Mary Louise Smith on Saturday, Nov. 10. Photo Feature
University of Iowa Libraries recently launched DIY History, a new initiative that crowdsources the transcription and tagging of primary sources including everything from recipes to diaries and correspondence from the Nile Kinnick Collection.
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