Category Archives: artwork

The Last Carolina Parakeet

Incas, the last captive Carolina Parakeet, died at the Cincinnati Zoo 100 years ago today.  Only a few decades prior, the Carolina Parakeet had numbered in the millions, with a range from Florida to New England.  The parakeet was especially … Continue reading

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Our New Exhibition: Art in the Library

Art in the Library: Original Artwork in the Collections of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections Open now through early January, 2014.      A special collections library is primarily a repository for printed and manuscript materials. But … Continue reading

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