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Voting Rights 1870~1920~1965~2020 Symposium

25th Annual Leonard Arrington Lecture

Dr. Richard White
Professor, Stanford University

"What the Railroad will Bring: the Promise and Reality of the Transcontinental Railroads"

Logan Tabernacle, 7:00 p.m. - free and open to public

Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University Libraries and USU Religious Studies Program.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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History department news

Remembering Main Street

Remembering Main Street


Recent USU history alumna Bria Corry presented a poster, "Remembering Main Street: An Online Photo-Mapping Exhibit," at the 2019 Conference of Intermountain Archivists/Society of Southwest Archivists joint meeting in Tucson on May 17. Congratulations, Bri...

USU Historian Interviewed on Access Utah

USU Historian Interviewed on Access Utah


Dr. Norm Jones discusses his new book, Being Elizabethan.

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career

Former students invited to chat with history mentor Norm Jones as he ends long career


Dr. Norm Jones, longtime USU History professor, will retire this semester. Two gatherings will be held to allow the many students he mentored over the years to reconnect with him. April 16 in Logan, April 26 in Salt lake City.

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