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Selected items from the Cavagna Book Collection, which comprises several unique Italian volumes that date as far back as the 15th century. They are currently in the process of being catalogued and are housed in the University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

Old books, new availability

January 27, 2015

On the third floor of the University Main Library, staff members from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library are working to catalog and digitize a collection of around 20,000 books and manuscripts. Official...

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.

Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

By Ariana Conner April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

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