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  1. PaperWorks at the Tucson Festival of Books

    Explore book art with PaperWorks, the Sonoran collective for paper and book artists at the Tucson Festival of Books! Visitors enjoy an open viewing of artists' books during the festival. The books will be available for viewing in Special Collections ...

    castanoe - 2013-03-14 15:49

  2. Reconstructing the Past

    Original Research Symposium and Fundraiser Open reception and panel presentations by graduate students who have conducted original research.  Help The History Graduate Association (HGA) at the University of Arizona build closer ties to our community and f ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-03-22 15:18

  3. 50 Years

    Tucson's African American Community This is the opening event of the Civil Rights Lecture Series. A screening of the documentary film “In Their Own Words: The 1960s civil rights movement in Tucson” followed by a panel discussion with Charles Ford, Ph ...

    blakisto - 2013-05-02 12:35

  4. 50 Years

    Civil Rights in Arizona from 1963 to Today On August 28, 1963 thousands were drawn to the National Mall to be part of what would become a historic event: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. On a national level, the march spurred the passing of i ...

    blakisto - 2013-08-27 14:41

  5. 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, tr ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-09-11 12:19

  6. 11th Annual Home Movie Day

    Home Movie Day is a celebration of amateur filmmaking held annually at dozens of local venues worldwide, providing the opportunity for individuals and families to discover how best to care for their films and get a rare chance to view examples of home mov ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-10-16 17:48

  7. 2013 Homecoming Collegiate Showcase

    Not Forgotten: Over 20 Years of Afghan History Rescued, Restored and Now Globally Accessible Since 2007, in partnership with Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, the University Libraries have worked to preserve, digitize, and make globally accessible t ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-10-16 17:46

  8. Golden Boughs

    De luxe Early Virgil Manuscripts Special Collections at the University of Arizona houses two exceptional manuscript facsimiles of the works of Virgil, the ancient Roman poet who wrote the Bucolics , Georgics and Aeneid : the Vatican Virgil (Vat. lat. 3225 ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-04-18 10:11

  9. The Golden Bull

    Medieval Politics of the Highest Caliber in a Manuscript In 1356 the German emperor and the prince electors all agreed on a new treatise that regulated the relationship between the head of the country and the princes in a new way, paving the way for the f ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-04-18 10:12

  10. The Map of Cuauhtinchan No. 2

    A Claim for Territorial Rights in 16th Century Mexico’s New World Order Special Collections owns copies of a recent bilingual edition of Cave, City, and Eagle's Nest: An Interpretive Journey Through the Mapa de Cuauhtinchan No. 2 / Cueva, ciudad y ni ...

    gbaudoin - 2013-04-18 10:13