Skip to main content
Indiana University Bloomington

Selected images from the Lilly Library, Watercolor in the style of Pancho Fierro.  1838,  Martha Bradley, The British The Lilly Library

The rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington

News & Events

Event: First Thursday A Celebration of Contemporary Arts & Humanities, Thursday, September 1, 4:30 p.m.

Exhibition: Eat Your Vegetables! Five Centuries of Vegetarianism and the Printed Word, July 21 - September 10, 2016, Lilly Library Main Gallery

Exhibition: Theese are the Voyages: Celebrating 50 Years of Star Trek, August 29, 2016 - October 7, 2016, Lilly Library Lincoln Room & Foyer

Give Now

Lilly Library Fund: Gifts made to the Lilly Library Fund are used for general purposes that support the areas and opportunities of greatest need to the Lilly Library.

Friends of the Lilly Library Fund: Gifts made to the Friends of the Lilly Library Fund are used for acquisitions made by the Lilly Library or special projects, such as events, lectures and conservation projects.

Lilly Library Request System button

Recent posts from the blog: LILLY LIBRARY NEWS & NOTES

Watch Us 3D Print a Death Mask!
In May of 2016, the One Street Museum in Kiev, Ukraine contacted the Lilly Library about our Theodore Dreiser death mask. The One Street Museum has built an impressive collection of death masks—currently around 300—and they want to add Theodore Dreiser to that number. You can read more about this incredible and haunting collection here. […]

Spectral Analysis of the Boxer Codex
During the first week of May, Ms. Ellen Hsieh, an Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship recipient, and Dr. Christian Fischer, from the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and the UCLA/Getty Conservation Program at UCLA, visited the Lilly Library to study the images of the Boxer Codex, one of the most important manuscripts in the Library’s collection. The […]

Ask a question

Libraries Privacy Policy

The Lilly Library, 1200 East Seventh Street, Bloomington, Indiana, 47405-5500   Tel. 812-855-2452  Fax. 812-855-3143

Comments: liblilly [at]     IU Bloomington Libraries     IU Bloomington     Site credits