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30 Sep
​Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections
Event Type

Exhibits

Topic

Arts & Culture

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Staff, Alumni, Prospective Students, Faculty, Graduate Students

University Unit
University Library System
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​Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections

Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections showcases original archival materials and high-quality reproductions from ULS Distinctive Collection areas Archives & Special Collections, Center for American Music, Theodore M. Finney Music Library, and Frick Fine Arts Library. Visitors can examine Japanese woodblock prints by artists such as Tsukioka Kōgyo, view early recording devices such as an Edison tinfoil cylinder, and learn about Dr. Jean Hamilton Walls, the first African American woman to graduate from the University. Other materials on display include items from horror director George A. Romero's archives, artists' books, political pamphlets, campaign ephemera, records of Pittsburgh's theatre history, music printing and publishing samples from the 15th to the 20th century, rare books and authors' papers, selections from Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian, and work from locally born pianists and composers Erroll Garner and Ethelbert Nevin.

Wednesday, September 30 at 12:00 a.m.

More dates through January 15, 2021

Hillman Library, 3rd Floor Exhibit Cases
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

​Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections

Highlights from the University Library System's Distinctive Collections showcases original archival materials and high-quality reproductions from ULS Distinctive Collection areas Archives & Special Collections, Center for American Music, Theodore M. Finney Music Library, and Frick Fine Arts Library. Visitors can examine Japanese woodblock prints by artists such as Tsukioka Kōgyo, view early recording devices such as an Edison tinfoil cylinder, and learn about Dr. Jean Hamilton Walls, the first African American woman to graduate from the University. Other materials on display include items from horror director George A. Romero's archives, artists' books, political pamphlets, campaign ephemera, records of Pittsburgh's theatre history, music printing and publishing samples from the 15th to the 20th century, rare books and authors' papers, selections from Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian, and work from locally born pianists and composers Erroll Garner and Ethelbert Nevin.

Wednesday, September 30 at 12:00 a.m.

More dates through January 15, 2021

Hillman Library, 3rd Floor Exhibit Cases
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Event Type

Exhibits

University Unit
University Library System