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Happy Birthday Lil Picard!

The following is written by academic outreach coordinator Kathryn Reuter. On Tuesday, October 4th, 2022, join the Stanley Museum of Art & the University of Iowa Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives as they celebrate the 123rd birthday of artist Lil Picard! Crafts and cake will be available in the Stanley Museum lobby from 12-2pm, andContinue reading “Happy Birthday Lil Picard!”

Special Collections News & Updates 4/20/2017

Newsfeed: Tom Brokaw’s ‘stuff’ in Iowa is a window into his life.  Kyle Munson, Des Moines Register.   Upcoming Events: Final Mellon Sawyer Lecture Friday, April 28. 8:30AM-2:30PM Marina Rustow “Fatimid State Documents, Serial Recyclers and the Cairo Geniza” Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Princeton University 8:30–10:00am Erik Kwakkel “Aristotle and the Medieval University:Continue reading “Special Collections News & Updates 4/20/2017”

Special Collections News & Updates 3/22/2017

  March News & Updates: 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 Uncovering hidden history of Latinos in Iowa History of Iowa City by Christopher Jones for the Rare Books and Manuscripts Conference to beContinue reading “Special Collections News & Updates 3/22/2017”

Special Collections News & Updates 2/2/2017

News of Interest: Old Gold: Researching Seymour Gray Jr., civil rights activist and Hawkeye. UI archivist seeks info about 1965 alumnus. Adventures in Book Studies: Taking a Class inside Special Collections by Anna Tunnicliff.   Events: On Friday, February 3rd, Professor Kevin van Bladel (Near Eastern Language and Cultures, Ohio State University) and Dr. Johannes Preiser-Kapeller (Institute for Medieval Research, AustrianContinue reading “Special Collections News & Updates 2/2/2017”