Storied Acquisitions: Highlights from the University of Michigan Library Collections

Artist book by Rolando Estévez, published under his imprint El Fortín

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May 8th, 2017 through August 30th, 2017
Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room
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In celebration of the university’s bicentennial, this exhibit showcases treasures from a variety of library collecting areas and explores the stories behind the development of some of our most distinctive collections. From Audubon’s Birds of America, the first book acquired for the library, to more recent arrivals like Robert Altman’s Academy Award, the items on display afford us an opportunity to reflect on the history and consider the future of one of the country's largest and most important research library collections.

The exhibit features books, maps, sheet music, manuscripts, and artifacts from the University of Michigan Library’s Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library; Clark Library; Music Library; and Special Collections Library.

Hours: Weekdays 8:30am-6pm, Saturdays 10am-6pm, Sundays 1-6 pm
Closed: May 27-29, July 1-2, July 4, August 19-20, August 26-27

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Last modified: 05/01/2017