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  1. Becoming Arizona

    “Becoming Arizona” features a selection of unique items selected from Special Collections’ extensive Southwest and Borderlands holdings and documents the experiences and stories that defined the region during the colonial period, territorial times and the ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial

    A new exhibition at Special Collections showcases 100 essential books that define the cultural, historical, environmental, and political landscape of the Grand Canyon State. “Arizona 100: Essential Books for the Centennial” is a diverse bibliography of ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  3. Curtain Call

    The University of Arizona Vaudeville Collections take center stage as the University Libraries host Curtain Call, an exhibition of the world’s largest collection of vaudeville treasures from Special Collections. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  4. I'm for Stew

    The Life and Times of Stewart Lee Udall Titled after Udall’s congressional campaign slogan, “I’m for Stew” offers a glimpse into the many causes championed by Stewart Lee Udall. A congressional representative of Arizona, Stewart Udall was also Secretary ...

    Anonymous - 2014-09-30 16:10

  5. Josias Joesler

    This exhibit celebrates the eclectic vision and historical contributions of one of Tucson’s most celebrated architects and marks the ongoing efforts of the library to provide electronic access to thousands of Joesler’s architectural drawings and plans. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  6. Stories & Music of the Revolution

    Stories & Music of the Revolution draws from Special Collections’ expansive Borderlands materials to recreate the Revolution as experienced from two perspectives: those fighting for agrarian, economic, and other societal reforms and those seeking to ...

    Anonymous - 2014-12-01 13:21

  7. 50 Years

    This exhibition reviews how, 50 years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the fight for civil rights has impacted local Tucson communities. ...

    blakisto - 2013-08-27 14:41

  8. 40 Years of Tucson Meet Yourself

    Tucson Meet Yourself, the largest free, three-day folklife festival in Arizona-Sonora, holds its 40th annual event this October. In celebration of this milestone, a new exhibition at UA Special Collections offers a retrospective review of the origins, ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-09-11 12:19

  9. Mars Madness

    The exhibit, which will be on display through August 1, features a variety of material associated with Ray Bradbury, the famous science fiction author of "The Martian Chronicles" and the novel "Fahrenheit 451." ...

    gbaudoin - 2015-03-13 23:34

  10. Presidential Letters

    Celebrate Presidents Day with a selection of 20th century presidential letters from the collection of Senator Dennis DeConcini. ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-04-02 12:24