german-americana collection

Marge & Charles J. Schott Foundation Endows UC Libraries’ German-Americana Collection

Cincinnati has a rich German heritage. At one time, about 75 percent of people living in Over-the-Rhine were of German descent. This fascinating local history is available to the community, students and scholars through the University of Cincinnati Libraries. The German-Americana Special Collection within UC’s Archives and Rare Books Library located in Blegen Library chronicles…

1916 Shakespeare Terecentenary.

Now Open: Shakespeare and the Queen City

As first announced in the last issue of Source, the Archives and Rare Books Library’s Shakespearean collection is prominently featured in the current Cincinnati Museum Center’s exhibition, “Shakespeare in the Queen City,” on display now through October 29. The free exhibition has as its focal point one of 82 First Folios belonging to the Folger…