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…

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Two Hundred Years of Curation

DAAP Galleries: The Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Reed, Jr. Gallery September 18-December 1 In celebration of the University of Cincinnati’s Bicentennial, the DAAP Galleries are pleased to present 200 Years of Curation. Over the course of the university’s history, the facilities, technologies and individuals have changed and evolved, often replaced by new faces and…

neil armstrong

University of Cincinnati Accepts New Additions to Neil Armstrong Commemorative Archives

The University of Cincinnati Libraries recently received an unexpected addition to the Neil Armstrong Commemorative Archives. Presented at UC College of Engineering & Applied Science’s The Next Giant Leap – a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing – these new documents and photos touch on several aspects of Mr. Armstrong’s professional…