Manuscripts and University Archives Assistant Erin Doyle is processing the papers of Elmer Towne, a UVM graduate who served as Vermont’s Commissioner of Agriculture from 1954 to 1963. In 1956, Towne met Elsie, a “spokescow” from the Borden Company.
Students, faculty and community members filled Ader Hall to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday last week.
The Marsh Room is featured in a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, As Libraries and Museums Focus on Teaching, Classrooms Become Priorities.
The current exhibit in Silver Special Collections features a selection of miniature books from our Rare Book collection.
On April 23, celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with Silver Special Collections. Come test out a miniature press modeled on the technology of the period to print a Shakespearean keepsake, make a printer's hat, and of course, eat cake!
On March 27, cultural anthropologist Luis Vivanco will describe how he’s been using digital newspaper archives to create comics about bicycling and social change in late nineteenth-century Vermont.
On February 21 at 4:00 pm, Silver Special Collections and the Department of English are pleased to present Kevin Young, award-winning poet, New Yorker poetry editor, author of the bestselling Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts and Fake News, and Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
On Feb. 12 at 5:30 pm, Professor Carl Martin of Norwich University will give a public lecture on "Memento mori: Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Problem of Periodization."
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