March News & Updates:
- Old Gold: 1962 campus concert featured both Al Jarreau and Simon Estes https://now.uiowa.edu/2017/03/old-gold-1962-campus-concert-featured-both-al-jarreau-and-simon-estes
- Johnson County Historical Society event puts focus on historic and rare films and slides http://www.thegazette.com/subject/life/people-places/johnson-county-historical-society-event-puts-focus-on-historic-and-rare-films-and-slides-20170307
- Uncovering hidden history of Latinos in Iowa http://www.thegazette.com/subject/life/people-places/uncovering-the-hidden-history-of-latinos-in-iowa-20170304
- History of Iowa City by Christopher Jones for the Rare Books and Manuscripts Conference to be held in Iowa City in June. http://conference.rbms.info/2017/655-2/
In February 2017 we had 40 class sessions!
Staff Awards & Updates:
University Archivist David McCartney was elected president of the Midwest Archives Conference for a two year term. Read more.
Event Recap & Photos:
Book artist David Esslemont visited Special Collections for the opening reception for “Open * Set.” This traveling exhibition from the American Academy of Bookbinders is on display on the third floor of the Main Library outside Special Collections until April 19th.
The evening of the exhibition opening, Acquisitions and Collections Management Librarian Margaret Gamm presented new acquisitions to the Iowa Bibliophiles on March 8th.
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