Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

New acquisitions, unique documents, and visual and textual curiosities from the collections.
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Context and Resources

    October 22, 2020

    Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin , is unique in 19 th century American print culture. It played an important role in abolitionist movements of...
  • Robert Giard's Archival Connections

    August 28, 2020

    American photographer Robert Giard is renowned for his portraits of American poets and writers; his particular focus was on gay and lesbian writers. Some of...
  • Creativity 2020: Erica Van Horn, "The Journal"

    June 1, 2020

  • woodcut depicting a couple playing a board game

    Let's Play!

    April 23, 2020

  • Playwright Donald Margulies on Collage and Creativity

    April 9, 2020

  • The mighty atom, starring Reddy Kilowatt : the story of electricity from amber to atoms, circa. 1959 Call Number: Shirley +405

    Comics Extravaganza!

    April 7, 2020