Special Collections and Archives

Online Wright Brothers Day will celebrate university and community innovators

Although the annual Wright Brothers Day shifted to a web-based format, the event will still celebrate innovative research from Wright State faculty and local organizations. Continue reading

A hell of a ration

Donald McKinney Wallace, WWI, and the Spanish Flu Epidemic of 1918

When Donald McKinney Wallace enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1918, he did not expect to spend most of his term of service in the hospital quarantined in his barracks with the Spanish flu. Continue reading

Book smart

Wright State Libraries' Special Collections and Archives creates an aviation history workbook for schoolchildren

The workbook highlights many of the aviation collections available at Wright State Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives, while also providing information on aviators from the region. Continue reading

Collection conscious

Jane Wildermuth sees more online content, community outreach as the new head of Special Collections and Archives

Jane Wildermuth is leading the merged departments of Special Collections and Archives and Digital Initiatives and Repository Services. Continue reading

Jane Wildermuth named head of Special Collections and Archives

Since 2006, Jane Wildermuth has served as head of the Digital Initiatives and Repository Services Department. Continue reading

Dawne Dewey looks back on her career in Wright State’s Special Collections and Archives

A lot has changed during Dawne Dewey’s three decades with Wright State University’s Special Collections and Archives. Continue reading

Remote control

Wright State faculty, staff and students embrace remote delivery of classes

Wright State faculty, staff and students have come together to ensure lessons can be delivered remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. Continue reading

To vote is not enough

Digging into the collection of Dayton suffragette Katharine Kennedy Brown

Katharine Brown worked tirelessly for the betterment of women, both in the community and in the political arena. Continue reading

Young researchers dig into history at Wright State’s Archives

Miami Valley School students visited the Wright State Special Collections and Archives to research primary sources for school projects. Continue reading

Empowering student success and preservation of archives

Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation awarded a $75,000 grant to support the future Wright State Archives Center and Wright State students in engineering and business. Continue reading