Cornell University

Open House: Rare Books, Manuscripts, and University Archives

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:30am to 4:30pm

Kroch Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Level 2B
Olin Library, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Throughout the day on Saturday, curators and librarians will show selected materials from Cornell’s extensive rare book and manuscript collections. Examine 4,000-year-old cuneiform tablets, medieval illuminated manuscripts, documents from our spectacular American history collections, highlights from our celebrated Hip Hop Collection, materials from our renowned Asia collections, and treasures from our literary and History of Science collections.  Meet expert conservators who preserve the Library’s collections and see recently treated treasures. Look up friends, family (or yourself!) in our complete set of yearbooks, and enjoy Cornell memorabilia from the University Archives.

Public gallery hours: Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; closed Sunday.

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