black history month display

Women of the Movement

Two exhibits on display this spring in the Walter C. Langsam Library highlight women who fought for equality. Women of the Movement: Leaders for Civil Rights and Voting Rights, on display on the 4th floor lobby, profiles female leaders and documents their contributions to the fight for civil and voting rights. Beginning with Sojourner Truth,…

mark twain

Mark Twain and Huck Finn in Cincinnati

By Kevin Grace, University Archivist and Head of the Archives and Rare Books Library When the University of Cincinnati Libraries held its inaugural Adopt-A-Book Evening, “Hidden Treasures,” a year ago, one of the books exhibited for the event’s attendees was a first edition of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn housed in the Archives…