Author Archives: Tim Achee

Tim Achee

About Tim Achee

Timothy P. Achee is a former faculty member in the Archives unit.

Happy Birthday Mary Bruemmer!

Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections congratulates Miss Mary Bruemmer, longtime Saint Louis University volunteer and former Dean of Student Affairs, as she celebrates her 94th birthday.  To help commemorate this auspicious date, we have compiled a few images from … Continue reading

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(please don’t) STEAL THIS POSTER!

Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections Presents: (please don’t) STEAL THIS POSTER! An Exhibition of Letterpress Prints by The Firecracker Press for The Billiken Club Pius XII Memorial Library Second Floor Gallery 12 September – 31 December 2013 Premiere 12 … Continue reading

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Past President Produced Patriotic Poetry

Saint Louis University archives will be closed along with the rest of the university in honor of Independence Day. However, we wanted to commemorate the occasion for our patrons in some way. Luckily, the University historical records contain a letter written … Continue reading

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Today in SLU History!

It was 57 years ago today, on June 3rd, 1956 that ground was broken for Pius XII Memorial Library! This photograph commemorating the occasion was taken moments before the first spade of dirt was turned. Pictured here, from left to … Continue reading

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New Billiken Club / Firecracker Press Collection in Archives

Archives & Manuscripts in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of a virtually complete run of posters created for SLU’s Billiken Club by the Firecracker Press of St. Louis, MO. Produced between 2006 … Continue reading

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Pius Library Then and Now: An Exhibit on Renovation in Pius XII Memorial Library

During the first 140 years of its history, Saint Louis University’s library shared building space with the teaching faculty. From 1888 the University Library occupied a four-story, open mezzanine structure in DuBourg Hall. By the mid twentieth-century, however, the rapid … Continue reading

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