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Manuscripts Rare Books The Novel That Created the Genre: The Castle of Otranto, A Gothic Story Generally considered to be the first gothic novel at its initial publication in 1764; Horace Walpole added both his name as the author and the subtitle “A Gothic Story” by the second edition. This book served as the model […]

The Annual Women Veterans Luncheon Returns to Campus On November 11, 2022, the entire staff of SCUA pitched in to help with the 25th Annual Women Veterans Luncheon! After two years of Zoom presentations, guests gathered at the Alumni House and were served lunch while they enjoyed the program. An exhibit of items from the […]

Irene Parsons of Wilkes County, North Carolina, passed away on March 10, 2011. Irene spent three years with the Women’s Reserve of the Coast Guard (SPARs) from 1943 until 1946. Afterward, she had a long career with the Veteran’s Administration, retiring after almost thirty years of service. She was a long time supporter of the […]

 
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