fbpx

TROY professor, students make discoveries at Italian excavation sites

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

A partnership with the University of Pisa in Italy allows TROY students to participate in archaeological digs.

After partnering with Italy’s University of Pisa to participate in archaeological digs, TROY anthropology/archaeology professor Dr. Stephen Carmody and his students have helped make several key discoveries in Italian history.

The partnership came about in 2019 after TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins visited Pietrasanta, a town on the coast of northern Tuscany in Italy where…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

Remnant Trust exhibit opens at Troy University’s Dothan Campus Library

An exhibit of rare artifacts from The Remnant Trust Collection will be on display at TROY's Dothan Campus Library through the spring semester.

An exhibit of rare artifacts from The Remnant Trust Collection will be on display at TROY's Dothan Campus Library through the spring semester.

An exhibit featuring rare books, manuscripts and artifacts is on display at Troy University’s Dothan Campus library, located in R. Terry Everett Hall, now through spring.  

The exhibit is part of the collection of The Remnant Trust, a public educational foundation that shares an actively growing collection of manuscripts, first editions and early works…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

It Came from the Archives: Bookmobiles provide books to rural folks

Wayne Love, Director of the George S. Houston Memorial Library, ca. 1982, Doug Snellgrove Photographs, RG 099, Wiregrass Archives
 

Sometimes, an item buried in a collection is all a researcher needs to launch a tale.  A pair of ca. 1982 photos of the Houston Memorial Library bookmobile are responsible for today’s post.

Doug Snellgrove Photographs, RG 099, Wiregrass Archives

Bookmobiles are 20th century ways for city-based libraries to serve rural patrons.  Bookmobiles harken back to 1902,…

Read More

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn

More From

TROY professors collaborate with world leaders in NATO-centered book

TROY professors collaborate with world leaders in NATO-centered book

Read More
Circuit Judge Bellamy to deliver keynote address at TROY’s Phenix City commencement

Circuit Judge Bellamy to deliver keynote address at TROY’s Phenix City commencement

Read More
TROY names Greg Knedler as Associate Vice Chancellor for Development

TROY names Greg Knedler as Associate Vice Chancellor for Development

Read More
‘Watchfires’ exhibit by artist V.L. Cox set to open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum

‘Watchfires’ exhibit by artist V.L. Cox set to open at Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum

Read More