University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center - Open House and Behind the Scenes Tour (Chicago Open Archives)

  • 09 Oct 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Joseph Regenstein Library, 1100 E. 57th St., Chicago, IL 60637

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University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center - Open House and Behind the Scenes Tour

View a selection of materials from the Center's archives and rare books collections. Treasures on display will include Ida B. Wells' diary, one of Enrico Fermi's Manhattan Project notebooks, and a 10th-century Bible allegedly used by Al Capone's gang to swear oaths! The exhibit Poetic Associations: The Nineteenth-Century English Poetry Collection of Dr. Gerald N. Wachs will be open for viewing, and behind-the-scenes tours of the Center will be offered twice during visiting hours.

3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Open House Hours

1st Tour: 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

2nd Tour: 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Maximum capacity: 15 visitors per tour. 

No registration necessary.

The Special Collections Research Center is home to the University of Chicago Library's rare books, archives, and manuscript collections.

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/scrc/

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