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“Winter in Midsummer”: Oscar Montgomery Lieber and the Eclipse Expedition of 1860

South Caroliniana Library (Lumpkin Foyer)
Sep 3, 2009 - Nov 25, 2009
An exhibit focusing on South Carolinian Oscar Lieber’s trip to Labrador in 1860 as geologist for the United States Coastal Survey’s expedition to observe the eclipse. Lieber's personally illustrated journal and edited manuscript on the expedition serve as the basis of the exhibit.