The University of Iowa Special Collections has a new podcast, Historically Yours which will be a biweekly podcast. In each episode Outreach Librarian Colleen Theisen and a guest will read one historic letter, research the context, and discuss the role of letter writing past and present.
Episode 1 features Digital Project Librarian Laura Hampton reading a letter from April 15, 1942 from Horace Ainsley Vachell of Bath England to Mr. Corder. (MsL V1183co).
Do you know anything about Mr. Corder? Or Mr. Vachell? Or anything else in this letter? Let us know.
Write to us with information, feedback, stories or comments and we’ll read them on the podcast:
c/o Colleen Theisen
University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242
New episodes will premiere bi-weekly on Tuesdays.
Here is the letter from episode 1: