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Recent Exhibits

Smallpox Eradication in India, 1972-1977

Smallpox recognition card

“The rapid eradication of smallpox from the place that was for many years the world’s principal endemic focus of the disease [i.e., India] has been singled out as one of the great victories in the history of public health: only twelve months separated a peak of more than 8,000 infected…

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Maps and Map-making in India

Atlas Vallard

The University of Michigan Library is honored and delighted to be a part of the“India in the World” College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) Theme Semester. This exhibit highlights the Clark and Hatcher Libraries’ extensive collections of materials from and about India,…

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Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)

John DePol, Self-Portrait, 1989

This online exhibit, "Engraved in Wood: The Work of John DePol (1913–2004)," serves as an introduction to the incredible wood engravings of this American master. From March 3, 2014 until June 5, 2014 (postponed from an earlier date), the accompanying physical exhibition will be the inaugural…

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Clark Library Literary Maps

A Literary Map of the United States

Literary maps connect information about authors, works of literature, and geographical locations. They can focus on the entire body of work of a specific author, the variety of works that took place in a particular city, region, or country, or provide a map of locations described in a literary work…

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CVGA Disassembled

Sears Sports Center (Pong)

This exhibit began as a celebration of our 5th anniversary in Fall 2013, and is maintained by the Computer & Video Game Archive(CVGA) in the Duderstadt Center. For more information about the CVGA, see the About This Exhibit section. Game consoles have undergone many changes over the course of…