Special Exhibits

Featured Exhibit

Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th Century England

January 20, 2020 – April 1, 2020
ZSR Special Collections & Archives (Room 625)
Curated by Megan Mulder

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About Our Exhibits

  • Exhibit and Opening Reception for Books, Authors, and Readers in 18th Century EnglandWednesday, Jan 15, 2020 2:53 pm — An exhibit of materials from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Rare Books Collection, designed by students from Dr. Jessica Richard’s Fall 2019 Eighteenth-Century British Fiction class Opening reception: Friday, January 24 4:00-5:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Exhibit Facebook Event|Reception Facebook Event | University Calendar Exhibit | University Calendar Reception

  • Paper Trails on the Silk RoadFriday, Mar 8, 2019 3:05 pm — The Silk Road – the term coined in the 19th century for the network of Central Asian trade routes that flourished between roughly 200 B.C.E. and 1400 C.E. – today conjures up images of camel caravans carrying exotic luxury goods like silks, spices, porcelain, and perfumes. But the most important trade good on the Silk […]

  • Exhibit Commemorates World War ITuesday, Oct 3, 2017 11:29 am — In 1917, the United States Congress approved a resolution declaring war on the German empire, and Americans suddenly became active participants in the Great War raging in Europe. The First World War was a watershed event in American and world history, and ZSR Special Collections & Archives commemorates the war’s 100th anniversary with an exhibit […]

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