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Curator Talks: Spring 2019

Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by faculty, librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from Thomas Hobbs’ Leviathan to Cuneiform Tablets. The talks take place weekly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on Wednesday mornings from… Keep Reading

Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol Exhibit

December 18, 2018 – January 7, 2019 Central Library (Fourth Floor Lobby) Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English novelist and social commentator.  During his lifetime, the intense popularity of his works transformed him into a literary colossus.  As a child, he was forced to leave school to work in a factory after his father was… Keep Reading

Opportunity NOW Students in Special Collections

Friday, July 13th, was a great day for Special Collections as we celebrated the successful completion of another year’s work with Opportunity NOW, the Nashville program that gets high school students working at local companies across Davidson County.  Our students, Rana Naeim and Kena Cheatham toiled away in the Preservation Office and in Special Collections cleaning,… Keep Reading