Rare Book & Manuscript Library Events


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    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
      9/16/2022 - 5/12/2023
    • 346 Main University Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr.

    RBML's fall exhibit featuring the University of Illinois Library's extensive Conde de Montemar letters collection, as well as other rare and fascinating books about the 16th-Century Spanish conquest and colonization of Perú.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • 346 Main University Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr.

    Curious about Marcel Proust? Prof. François Proulx (FRIT) and RBML curator Caroline Szylowicz will mark the 100th anniversary of his death with an exploration of his books, manuscripts and letters. Come share — or discover — favorite characters, passages, and anecdotes. Refreshments will be served.

    • 7:30 - 9:00 pm
    • Virtual

    Rare Book & Manuscript Library Curators Ruthann E. Mowry and Dr. Cait Coker will host this live, interactive presentation of materials documenting the history of European witchcraft. Bring your questions as we discuss witch trial records and accounts in their historical context and our contemporary parallels.