Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipient Announced
Feb19

Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Recipient Announced

By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor Elizabeth R. Varon, author of Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War (call number E468 .V37 2019 in the Musselman Library) was announced as the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient on Feb. 12, 2020. Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History will be hosting an event to award her with this prize of $50,000 and a replica of the “Lincoln the Man”...

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Musselman Library Hosts Digital Scholarship Presentations
Feb15

Musselman Library Hosts Digital Scholarship Presentations

By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Musselman Library’s Browsing Room hosted the six digital presentations by seven Gettysburg College students. Four students were introduced as Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows who created these presentations as projects over the previous summers. Others presented on behalf of a class they took, in this case, ENG 200 “Writing Across Media” and HIST 301 “Introduction to...

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Musselman Library Launches ‘Reading Without Walls’
Feb05

Musselman Library Launches ‘Reading Without Walls’

By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor From Jan. 20 to Mar. 27, 2020, Musselman Library is hosting a three-part reading challenge entitled “Reading Without Walls” with the goal of broadening readers’ perspectives of the world. The challenge is located in the Browsing Room of the library. The three challenges of “Reading Without Walls” are as follows: “read a book about a person/character from a different background or culture...

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Damien Sneed Honors MLK at the Majestic with Performance of “We Shall Overcome”
Jan27

Damien Sneed Honors MLK at the Majestic with Performance of “We Shall Overcome”

  By Katie Oglesby, Assistant News Editor The Majestic Theater hosted a powerful musical performance featuring Damien Sneed, his band, and members of Gettysburg’s Concert and College Choirs in “We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Gettysburg was one of 35 stops Sneed’s group made on their tour for this celebration to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Jeffrey Gabel, founding executive director of the...

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