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Selected images from the Lilly Library, At the Old Settlers Reunion. 1931. Photographed by Frank M. Hohenberger, Valentine The Lilly Library

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Exhibition: Frankenstein 200: The Birth, Life, and Resurrection of Mary Shelley's Monster,
April 2-December 14, 2018
Lilly Library Main Gallery

Event: Frankenstein 200 Opening Lecture & Reception, April 19, 5:30 PM
Lilly Library Lincoln Room

Public Lecture: Learning from the 1874 Women's Temperance Crusade, April 12, 5:30 p.m.Lilly Library Slocum Room

Exhibition: Welcome to 1968, January 22-April 20, 2018
Lilly Library Lincoln Room

New digital project: Orson Welles on the Air, 1938-1946 Listen online to Orson Welles radio productions!

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Recent posts from the blog: Lilly Library News & Notes

More Than Meets the Eye: Conservation Treatment of Chinese Export Paintings
By¬†Doug Sanders, Paper Conservator, IU Libraries Preservation The Paper Conservation unit of the IU Libraries E. Lingle Craig Preservation Lab recently treated a series of paintings from the Allen Mss. Collection at the Lilly Library. These 28 paintings arrived in a loose stack, water damaged, tattered and sooty and in need of repair. Accompanying the … Continue reading "More Than Meets the Eye: Conservation Treatment of Chinese Export Paintings"

The (Extra)ordinary Activism of Isabel de Giberne Sieveking
By Miranda¬†Wojciechowski Miranda¬†Wojciechowski is a PhD Candidate in the Department of English at Indiana University. She recently curated an online exhibition on Isabel de Giberne Sieveking, a project which began as part of Professor Christoph Irmscher’s course on “The Modern Archive,” taught at the Lilly Library in the Spring of 2017. Isabel de Giberne Sieveking … Continue reading "The (Extra)ordinary Activism of Isabel de Giberne Sieveking"

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