Exhibits

The rare book collection contributes to the educational program of the college by introducing students to unique primary source materials in the context of their academic course work and through regularly scheduled public exhibitions.

Exhibit poster featuring The Folio Society, Reproduction of the Bayeux Tapestry, panel 57. Dated 1066.

Spring 2019 Exhibit

When Horse and Hero Fell: A History of Warfare Through Literature

Date: April 2 – June 7, 2019

Day/Time: Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
other times by appointment

Location: Upjohn Library Commons, room 326

Exhibit title is derived from stanza V of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade”

Exhibit poster featuring a portrait of A. M. Todd

Winter 2019 Exhibit

A.M. Todd and the Case of the Rare Books

Date: January 8 – March 20, 2019
(closed January 19-27)

Day/Time: Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
other times by appointment

Location: Upjohn Library Commons, room 326

Exhibit poster featuring the illuminated title page of the A. M. Todd Rare Book Room's antiphonary, a medieval liturgical book used by the choir. The title page is surrounded by ornate scroll work in various colors. The title is in blue and red ink, as well as gold leaf.

Fall 2018 Exhibit

Chamber of Secrets: Forgotten Titles of the A. M. Todd Rare Book Room

When: Fall Term 2018

Day/Time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. other times by appointment

Location: Upjohn Library Commons, room 326

Exhibit poster featuring a portrait of Mary Queen of Scots.

Spring 2018 Exhibit

Game of Thrones: Murderous Plots and Rivalries in the Time of Mary Queen of Scots

When:  Spring Term 2018

Day/Time: Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. other times by appointment

Location: Upjohn Library Commons, room 326