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Bobby Jones Exhibit travels to Scotland

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A traveling version of the exhibit, “Bobby Jones: The Game of Life” was on display July 12-July 19 in St Andrews, Scotland at The Open Championship golf tournament. The exhibit, housed in the massive “spectator village” adjacent to the historic Old Course at St Andrews golf course, drew over 3,500 visitors in less than a […]

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It’s in the Cards exhibit showcases LITS artistic talent

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[Ed. note: article was written by Maureen McGavin and Wade Moricle.] LITS employees are celebrating their creativity in the symbolic act of transforming an old MARBL catalog card into a new work of art. “It’s in the Cards” is an interactive art project, created by Julie Newton (with the help of many colleagues), that was inspired […]

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Exhibitions are the work of a larger team than you think

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On March 31, Woodruff Library hosted an employee celebration of “Bobby Jones: The Game of Life.” Here is an edited version of exhibitions manager Kathy Dixson’s remarks, which describe the team effort that goes into Schatten Gallery’s major exhibitions: As the library exhibitions manager, people often come up to me when I’m in the gallery […]

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Before Ebola: The U.S. Government’s Role in Controlling Contagious Disease

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[Ed. Note: this article was written by Elizabeth McBride and Chris Palazzolo, Social Science Librarians & Curators.] George Washington and Thomas Jefferson would be shocked by today’s anti-vaxxers. Both men went to tremendous and dangerous lengths to obtain inoculations against deadly smallpox. Washington sought to inoculate the entire Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and Jefferson was […]

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Don’t miss the Bobby Jones Exhibition celebration

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Come to a celebration and see yourself in the Bobby Jones Exhibition. Staff from all over LITS play a part in every exhibition the library presents. University Librarian Yolanda Cooper invites you to join your colleagues for refreshments, a toast to the contributions of so many staff, an opportunity to hear from exhibition curators Randy Gue and Kristin Morgan, and […]

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Kentucky Derby exhibit based on McDaniels biography

The Goodwin Champions series of trading cards , was issued by Goodwin & Company in 1888.

A biography written by Pellom McDaniels (MARBL), an Emory professor and curator of African-American collections, has been transformed into a compelling exhibit for the Kentucky Derby Museum. The book entitled “The Prince of Jockeys” details the extraordinary life of African-American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy, who won the Kentucky Derby three times just before the turn […]

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Bobby Jones Exhibition Opens February 12

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“Bobby Jones: The Game of Life” opens Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Schatten Gallery on Level 3 of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The exhibition, which will remain on view through Nov. 30, 2015, is open to the public at no charge. “The life of Bobby Jones exemplifies so much of what we value at […]

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