The Lupton Library isn’t just filled with books. The Special Collections also houses paintings, sculptures, and artifacts, some which are on display in its newest exhibit, “Distant Sands and Faraway Lands: Art, Books and Artifacts from Around the World.” Pottery from Ecuador, art from Japan and China, books from England, Italy, and the Netherlands, and documents and art from England and Germany are featured.
As this year’s election race heats up, voters see politicians plugging in everywhere, including social media sites. This has some wondering what the political scene was like before the explosion of campaign ads and political Twitter updates.
In anticipation of this summer’s Olympic Games, the Special Collections of the UTC Lupton Library is exhibiting books, photographs, and mementos from the Berlin Olympics of 1936.
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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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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