Archive: "Exhibits" Category

Women’s Impact on Popular Literary Genres

Special Collections’ latest small case exhibit focuses on women writers’ influence in literature, from the middle ages to the present. Curated by undergraduate intern Sayle Owen, the exhibit features rare and modern editions by women authors who indelibly shaped such literary genres as science fiction, fantasy, and poetry. The exhibit is on display in the …

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Discovery & Wonder catalog now available

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections at the BYU Library is pleased to announce the publication of the exhibit catalog Discovery & Wonder: The Harry F. Bruning Collection at Brigham Young University by Jack Stoneman and Aaron Skabelund. “Wow, look at that!” “The detail, the color—it’s just amazing.” Such are the reactions—sometimes audible—as visitors explore …

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Capturing Yellowstone

During June, visitors to special collections can see over 30 Yellowstone National Park postcards, curated by Gordon Daines. The historic collection features a view of the park from 1920 taken by Asahel Curtis, who was well known for documenting the natural wonders of the Northwest. Daines writes: “Postcards were a popular means of communication from …

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