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University acquires first edition of ‘Gone with the Wind’

The epic melodrama of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O’Hara’s romance in Gone with the Wind is one of literature’s most enduring love stories. The story, originally set in the Old South in the Civil War and Reconstruction era, has come to UTC in the form of a rare first edition book. The book is on display on the first floor of the Lupton Library in honor of its 75th

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Special Collections: Women and the Cultural Record

The history of all times, and of today especially, teaches that…women will be forgotten if they forget to think about themselves. —Louise Otto, German feminist, 1849 A new Lupton Library Special Collections spring exhibit Women and the Cultural Record: An Exploration and Celebration is on display until May 5.

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Portrait unveiling of former dean of Lupton Library

A portrait of former Dean of the Lupton Library Dr. Joseph Jackson was recently unveiled on campus.  Artist and UTC nursing alumna Elizabeth Adams was commissioned to paint Jackson’s portrait, which is currently on display in the T. Cartter and Margaret Rawlings Lupton Memorial Library.

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Rare books on display at Lupton Library

The Special Collections of Lupton Library is exhibiting a collection of antiquarian to modern books in an exhibit titled, “In Rare Form: Seven Centuries of the Printed Word.” This exhibit showcases some of the Lupton Library Special Collections rarest books and printed materials, covering a period from 1479 to present day. “With the recent addition of the Charles Hubbard Collection, which includes rare books covering several centuries, the Special

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Lupton Library offers postcard display, acquires rare book collection

Historical Chattanooga post cards, many from the early 1900s, are on display in the Lupton Library. They include post cards of sites on Lookout Mountain including Umbrella Rock, Point Park, the Cravens House, the Incline, and other photos of downtown Chattanooga, and a rare color representation of the original university building, Old Main.