1863/1963 Revisited: Open House in Special Collections & Archives

“Welcome Santa Claus.” Harper’s Weekly, January 5, 1863.

“Welcome Santa Claus.” Harper’s Weekly, January 5, 1863.

From Library Assistant Jennifer Hadley:

Take a break from the frenzy of finals!

As 2013 draws to a close, drop in at the Special Collections & Archives “1863/1963 Revisited” Open House.  Documents, books, photographs, and memorabilia from 150 and 50 years ago will be on display in the Davison Rare Book Room.  Highlights include momentous national events such as the Gettysburg Address (1863) and the publication of Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique (1963), as well as the contemporary Wesleyan scene. The exhibition, “Retracing President Kennedy’s Final Journey: Selections from William Manchester’s Research Files,” is also on view.

Date: Tuesday, Dec 10
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Place: Davison Rare Book Room, Olin Library