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  • Collection: Lilly Library Exhibition Catalogues

The catalogue for an exhibition organized on the occasion of the Manuscript Society’s annual meeting which held at the Lilly Library in 1964. The manuscripts collections exhibited are intended to represent fields in which the Library has some…

An exhibition catalogue of the Lilly Library’s collection of seventeenth-century editions of writings by John Milton, the fifth largest of those collections in the world. The exhibition was planned to commemorate the publication of Dr. William…

This catalogue, and the exhibit it describes, focus on the towns and cities of the eighteenth century, from the perspectives of graphic artists, poets, novelists, social scientists, city planners, and mapmakers. Included items document the…

An exhibition catalogue of materials selected from Nick Karanovich’s collection of Twainiana. Items include objects associated with Twain, books from Twain’s library, Twain letters and manuscripts, photographs and other images of Twain, Twain’s…

Justin G. Schiller’s account of his week at the former home of Elisabeth Ball, in Muncie, Indiana, where he and Dennis David organized the appraisal of Elisabeth Ball’s collection of children’s literature shortly before its arrival at the Lilly…

An exhibition catalogue drawn from the J.K. Lilly collection of original appearances of classical works in the history of medicine and surgery. The introduction relates the history of Mr. Lilly’s collecting in those fields beginning with his…

Following the donation of J. K. Lilly’s library to Indiana University in 1955, David A. Randall was selected to be the Lilly Library’s first curator. He joined the faculty at Bloomington, having previously managed the rare book department at the…

This catalogue, and the exhibition it describes, celebrate some famous and not so famous stories and the various forms they have taken over the centuries. Materials from the Lilly Library collections are used to trace the origins, or first…

This small book was published to accompany an exhibition drawn from the Desmond and Mary MacCarthy papers which consist of letters, manuscripts, typescripts, notebooks, radio scripts, tear sheets, school reports, diaries and drawings. Although the…

This catalogue describes an exhibition of children’s books published by William Darton and his sons, Samuel of Gracechurch Street and William and Thomas of Holburn Hill, during the period between 1787, when William Darton published his first book,…
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