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December

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
December 1, 2014 2 pm Showcase Join the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections on December 1 and 2 for our first “Afternoon in the Archives,” an informal series of showcases designed to help you learn more about our exciting collections. The theme of the first event will be Dante and Chaucer – the greatest vernacular poets of the Middle Ages. A broad selection of materials will be on display, ranging from manuscript facsimiles and early printed books to artists’ renditions of the Divine Comedy and Canterbury Tales. For more information, contact Michael Taylor at mltaylor@lsu.edu or 578-6547.
December 2, 2014 12 pm Showcase Join the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections on December 1 and 2 for our first “Afternoon in the Archives,” an informal series of showcases designed to help you learn more about our exciting collections.  The theme of the first event will be Dante and Chaucer – the greatest vernacular poets of the Middle Ages.  A broad selection of materials will be on display, ranging from manuscript facsimiles and early printed books to artists’ renditions of the Divine Comedy and Canterbury Tales. For more information, contact Michael Taylor at mltaylor@lsu.edu or 578-6547.

January

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.