In Old Gold, University archivist David McCartney looks back at the UI's history and tradition through materials housed in University Archives, Department of Special Collections, University of Iowa Libraries.
- Nature Comes to the Archives
- Iowa Newsletter, May 2019
A newly arrived collection of journals and newsletters in the archives details the early days of Iowa's state parks.
- And the Beat Goes On
- Iowa Newsletter, April 2019
A University Archives recording preserves the 1966 visit by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a key figure from the Beat movement.
- A Scholar's Quest for Academic Freedom
- Iowa Magazine, Spring 2019
The UI provides a safe haven for a philosopher's career to flourish
- Religious Studies' Long Association with the UI - Iowa Newsletter, February 2019
The UI is home to the nation's longest-standing Department of Religious Studies at a public university.
- Mystery in the Stacks
- Iowa Magazine, Winter 2018
Old Gold uncovers the truth behind the blood-signed papers in the university archives.
- How a Cultural Landmark Was Born - Iowa Newsletter, November 2018
Looking back at the African-American Cultural Center's roots as it turns 50.
- Answering the Call
- Iowa Newsletter, October 2018
A century ago, a UI engineering professor built bridges in Iowa City and on the battlefields of Europe.
- Herky Turns 70
- Iowa Magazine, Fall 2018
Fall festivities will honor Iowa's top hawk.
- Keepers of the Flame
- Iowa Newsletter, July 2018
About two dozen colleges and universities have folded in Iowa's history. By law, their records have been preserved by the University of Iowa.
- Paying it Forward
- Iowa Newsletter, June 2018
Waning state support presents challenges for today's students, but there's a way older generations of Hawkeyes can help.
- What's in a Name? - Iowa Newsletter, April 2018
For the University of Iowa, lots of history and a little confusion.