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LSU Libraries, LSU CAMD, host scientific photo exhibition highlighting Synchrotron Technology

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LSU Libraries is set to host a scientific photo exhibition and pair of lectures this fall showcasing both the SOLEIL synchrotron research facility located at the Campus Paris-Saclay in France and LSU’s  Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, or CAMD.

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Mapping the history of LSU – a talk on September 3rd

Join us on Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 am in Hill Memorial Library for a presentation by Barry Cowan, Assistant University Archivist. Cowan will present the fascinating history of the university, illustrated with captivating photographs and papers that document LSU’s

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Give Me Louisiana: Selections from the Doralice Fontane Papers

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Visitors to the Special Collections Reading Room are invited to view a display of materials from the newly processed Doralice Fontane Papers. Louisiana native Doralice Fontane was a music teacher, composer, and businesswoman. Fontane was also a prolific composer best

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Sustaining Resilience Between Disaster: A talk by Craig E. Colten on August 26th

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Join us on Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30 pm in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall for “Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost: Sustaining Resilience Between Disasters in Louisiana,” a talk by Craig E. Colten, Ph.D. This free program is presented in

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Audubon Day May 3rd: Fly on By!

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The LSU Libraries will host a special viewing of the famed double elephant folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America (London, 1827-1838).  The viewing will be held in the McIlhenny Room of Hill Memorial Library on the LSU

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Making a difference in coastal restoration: CWPPRA traveling exhibition at Hill includes archival materials from Special Collections

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What do Father Louis Hennepin (member of La Salle’s first expedition), naturalist John James Audubon, celebrated poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and former U.S. Senator John B. Breaux all have in common? Evidence of their work documenting, illustrating, and preserving the

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Centuries of Style: Exhibition Highlights

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“Naked people,” Mark Twain once quipped, “have little or no influence on society.” Our recent exhibition, Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress, encouraged visitors to think about whether clothes really do make the man. In case you missed the

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La Langue Mondiale: A new exhibit at Hill

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LSU Libraries Special Collections, in association with the LSU School of Art, presents a collaborative exhibition titled: La langue mondiale: French as the Language of Art and Thought, November 4, 2013 – March 8, 2014 in Hill Memorial Library. La

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Ghost stories at Hill! Join us!

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Join us on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 for a talk and reading with Folklorist and LSU Professor Emeritus Frank Decaro. A book signing and halloween candy reception will follow. The talk will begin at 5:30 pm. This event is free

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Shake It Up and Read All About It!

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    Join us at Hill Memorial Library for a fascinating night of football and earthquake talk with two speakers! Sam King, longtime Baton Rouge sportswriter, and LSU Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics Juan Lorenzo will come together to

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Tales from the Gridiron: Exhibition features photos and oral history interviews with LSU players, coaches and fans

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Did you know that Governor Huey P. Long once tried to appoint a tailback from the LSU football team to the State Senate? Abe Mickal was born in Talia, Lebanon, grew up in McComb, Mississippi, was a Collegiate All Star,

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Earthquake game anniversary button giveaway

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In honor of the 25th anniversary of the famed “Earthquake Game”, and our new exhibit opening Monday, “Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium”, LSU Libraries Special Collections is giving away some commemorative buttons and magnets today and tomorrow. Spread the word.

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Going viral, 16th century style: Luther, the Protestant Reformation, and the printed word
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Ligatures to Lichen: Gravestone Letterforms
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