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This catalogue describes an exhibition focusing on American short fiction. It provides a brief historical survey of the American short story from Washington Irving to John Updike, featuring 150 books which, together, offer a representative overview…

This catalogue describes an exhibition of books and manuscripts taken from the Keith H. Baker collection of twentieth-century writers. Featured in the exhibition are works by Eugene O’Neill, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, John…

An exhibition catalogue of the Lee H. Hamilton Congressional Papers, selected by his staff from the approximately 3,500 cartons of records produced during his time serving in the House of Representatives between 1965 and 1999. In her foreword, Kate…

This catalogue offers a panoramic view of the Lilly Library’s collecting activities during the twenty two years of William R. Cagle’s tenure as the Lilly Librarian. Notable acquisitions from that period include the letters of poets Ezra Pound,…

This catalogue describes an exhibition featuring puzzles taken from the Jerry Slocum Collection, which contains, altogether, over 30,000 puzzles. In her introduction to the catalogue, Jillian Hinchliffe notes the puzzles’ ability to transcend…

This catalogue describes an exhibition comprising materials relating to Africa, many of which are drawn from the collections of J. K. Lilly, Bernardo Mendel, and Professor Charles Boxer. The exhibition is divided into seven sections: Africa in early…

This, the first suppressed edition of Lewis Carroll's classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (one of the rarest books in children's literature) was published in 1865 and illustrated by John Tenniel with whom Carroll collaborated very closely.…

This catalogue describes an exhibition of American patriotic songs, drawn largely from the collections of Josiah K. Lilly, J. K. Lilly Jr., and Dr. Saul Starr. At least five of the items featured are unique, including the first Southern printing of…

This catalogue describes an exhibition featuring highlights of the Lilly Library’s collection of American poetry from 1950 to 1980. Included in the exhibition are manuscripts and printer’s proofs, broadsides and posters, the little magazines,…

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…
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