02 - Historically Yours: A New York City Theater Fire with Liz Riordan

April 18, 2017

Historically Yours is brought to you by the wacky folks who wander in and out of the University of Iowa Special Collections. Your host is Colleen Theisen, today's guest is Liz Riordan.

Our theme music was composed by Will Riordan.


Letter from this episode:

Lawrence Barrett to James H. Smith Esq.

September 26, 1873.

MsL B274






01 - Historically Yours: Horace Annesley Vachell Letter with guest Laura Hampton

April 4, 2017

Welcome to our new podcast.


New episodes will premiere every two weeks on Tuesday.


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:


Historically Yours

c/o Colleen Theisen

University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections

100 Main Library

Iowa City, IA 52242






Host: Colleen Theisen

Guest: Laura Hampton

Editing: Colleen Theisen

Theme Music: "Handwritten Letters" by Will Riordan