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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

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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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Campers discuss Hank Aaron at Woodruff exhibit

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On Tuesday, July 15,  campers from Little Rock, AR met with with Dana White and Dick Cecil to discuss Hank Aaron’s record-breaking career at the Hank Aaron Exhibit in the Woodruff Library. The exhibit draws mainly from the Richard A. Cecil collection, which was processed recently and opened to the public. A former baseball scout, assistant […]

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