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  1. The Golf Book: Playing and Praying in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    Professor Milliman analyzes the Golf Book , a sixteenth-century book of hours which depicts games and pastimes. Milliman talks about the early history of some of these activities—hunting, jousting, and of course golf, to name a few—and examines why illust ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. The Thrice Great Hermes

    The First English Translation of Writings Attributed to an Egyptian God (1657) Professor Willard explores writings attributed to “the Egyptian Hermes” that were brought to Europe during the Italian Renaissance and were gradually translated into all the ma ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  3. The Manessische Liederhandschrift

    The Glory of Thirteenth-Century Book Illustrations in Southern Germany The year 1200 saw the apogee of medieval German courtly poetry, representing an astounding level of poetic maturity, sophistication, and rhetorical skills. But soon thereafter conditio ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  4. Josias Joesler

    Tucson Architect 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 drawi ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  5. 2013 Student Research Symposium

    A Visual History of the University of Arizona Does a picture tell a thousand words? If so, the historical images identified by students in the research-intensive course History 498, "A Visual History of the University of Arizona," offer countles ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-19 10:49

  6. Digital Debut

    Historic Mexican & Mexican American Press Collection A celebration to launch the library's newest online resource featuring fully digitized collections of 20 historically significant Mexican and Mexican American newspapers - including El Tucsones ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-19 12:53

  7. 13th Annual Milton Marathon

    The public is invited to drop in and enjoy a marathon reading of John Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost .  Milton's poem is widely recognized as being one of the greatest poems in the English language. Lovers of poetry gather every fall to celebr ...

    mnperez - 2014-02-21 15:22

  8. Mars Madness

    Sci-Fi, Popular Culture and Ray Bradbury's Literary Journey to Outer Space Culled from Special Collections' literary archives, items on display include original works written by Bradbury, works of others who influenced him, pulp sci-fi magazines ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-24 11:22

  9. Meet the Martians with Writer Gloria McMillan

    Join us during the Tucson Festival of Books as Gloria McMillan, local educator, author and guest curator of Special Collections current exhibition “ Mars Madness ,” signs copies of her edited work Orbiting Ray Bradbury’s Mars: Biographical, Anthropologica ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-02-24 11:22

  10. Memories and Reflections with Senator DeConcini

    Senator DeConcini shares his memories and reflections for the opening of “Presidential Letters: A Selection from the Dennis DeConcini Papers,” a special exhibit on display through May 2, 2014. In celebration of Presidents Day, this special exhibit highlig ...

    gbaudoin - 2014-03-10 13:43