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Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

Events World Canvass The World Canvass program ” “Against Amnesia: Archives, Evidence, and Social Justice,” will feature Iowa Women’s Archives curator Kären M. Mason. TONIGHT: Thursday, Feb. 22, 5:30-7:00PM Event Calendar Listing Archives Crawl Spec Collections, the University Archives, the Iowa Women’s Archives, and the Rita Benton Music Library are part of Archives Crawl. When: Sat. Feb. 24,Continue reading “Upcoming Events and Exhibitions”

Iowa City Archives Crawl Saturday February 24th

Iowa City Archives Crawl Saturday, February 24 at 11:00am to 3:00pm What gems are preserved inside of Iowa City’s libraries, museums, and archives? At the area’s first-ever archives crawl, visitors can snoop in between the pages of historic diaries, read other people’s mail, hold feathers and fossils, and peer into mysteries revealed by historic artifacts like swords and locksContinue reading “Iowa City Archives Crawl Saturday February 24th”

50 Years Ago Today; A Campus in Conflict

By David McCartney, University Archivist Tuesday, December 5, marks the 50-year anniversary of what was to that date the largest anti-war protest on the UI campus. Over 200 demonstrators gathered outside the Iowa Memorial to protest the presence of Dow Chemical representatives who were on campus to interview prospective employees. There were 18 arrests andContinue reading “50 Years Ago Today; A Campus in Conflict”