Monthly Archives: October 2013

Vampires at Hill!

LSU Libraries Special Collections is expanding upon and growing a new collecting area — we are looking at the world of Vampires!  This collection builds on vampire fiction by Louisiana authors or with a Louisiana setting already held in the

Posted in Special Collections Tagged with: ,

What will these become?

Hello, and welcome to our ongoing examination of one architecture seminars’ experience with 3D scanning and printing technology! The class—ARCH 5004—explores the translation of digital models into physical models through analog (wood shop, hand craft) and digital fabrication tools (laser

Posted in Special Collections

Ghost stories at Hill! Join us!

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

Posted in Events, Exhibitions, Resources, Special Collections Tagged with: ,

Created Equal: America’s civil rights struggle film program at LSU Libraries

LSU Libraries has been awarded a grant to show four films chronicling the history of the civil rights movement as part of the program, Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.  The powerful documentaries, The Abolitionists, Slavery by Another Name, Freedom

Posted in Announcements

LSU Libraries engages in October campus events

October on the LSU campus is a bustle of students, faculty, and football fans.  The LSU Libraries has been along for the excitement and to help thousands of students, new and returning, learn how to excel in their academic endeavors.

Posted in Announcements

Shake It Up and Read All About It!

    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

Posted in Events, Exhibitions, Resources, Special Collections Tagged with: , ,

A book from the library of an Elizabethan traveler

Venice was an appropriate place for a cartographer like Benedetto Bordone to publish his Isolario, a book about islands ancient and modern. Originally printed in 1528, the work would go through several editions and inspire other books on the subject.

Posted in Special Collections Tagged with:

Great Danes at the Hill

“In the spring of 1864, as the armies of the American Civil War were preparing for one last push towards victory, another conflict erupted across the Atlantic when Prussia and Austria invaded Denmark.  The Danish American sailor Christian Ditlev Koch

Posted in Resources, Special Collections Tagged with:

In Archive