Exhibit - "Words that Changed History," a world-class collection of rare books, manuscripts
A world-class collection of manuscripts, first- and early-edition works in original form are on exhibit at The University of South Dakota until Dec. 16.
The Declaration of Independence, Magna Carta and the Federalist Papers are among about 50 rare books, pamphlets and documents displayed weekdays in the Al Neuharth Media Center Concourse and I.D. Weeks Library second floor.
Weekend visits to the Al Neuharth Media Center are available by appointment; call 605/677-5424. Professors and teachers may schedule class visits or request supervised handling of certain works during lectures by contacting either Jack Marsh (firstname.lastname@example.org), executive director of the Al Neuharth Media Center, or Dan Daily (Dan.Daily@usd.edu), special collections librarian at I.D. Weeks Library.
The exhibit, titled “Words that Changed History,” is on temporary loan to USD by special arrangements of Freedom Forum, which operates the Al Neuharth Media Center, and The Remnant Trust (www.theremnanttrust.com) of Louisville, Ky., which owns the collection.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, service or other accommodations to participate in or attend this activity, please contact USD Disability Services at 605-677-6389 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, at least one week in advance.
Posted at 12:00AM Oct 15, 2009 by Anne Hinseth in General |