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Strange Data, Infinite Possibilities

Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of our new science fiction exhibit, Strange Data, Infinite Possibilities.

Edward E. Marsh Golden Age of Science Fiction Library

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Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Edward E. Marsh Golden Age of Science Fiction Library!

Penned by an American Psychopath

Special Collections is pleased to announce that the Carl Panzram Papers are available for research and that portions of this collection have been digitized!

Aztecs at War

In celebration of Veterans’ Day, we are pleased to announce the opening of Aztecs at War: Spotlight on the Georgia Amsden and Herman F. Fritzenkotter Papers, a small exhibit in the Special Collections foyer.

Dancing with Death in Special Collections

In celebration of Halloween, Special Collections is pleased to showcase several of its Danse Macabre works!  Danse Macabre, or the Dance of Death, are allegorical works illustrating the universality of death.

Oh, the Horror!

Book cover: Phantoms and Fantasies by Rudyard Kipling

Special Collections student assistant, Mario Delgadillo, recently selected items for a small horror exhibit in the Louis A. Kenney Reading Room.  This exhibit showcases the various types of horror-related materials held in Special Collections.

Heavenly Revolutions: the Dawn of Our Solar System

Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of our exhibit Heavenly Revolutions: The Dawn of Our Solar System.

Early Female Authors of Science Fiction/Fantasy

Most well-known science fiction/fantasy authors are men but women have been contributing to the science fiction/fantasy genre since the 17th century. 

Propaganda in Children's Literature

Although we often think of children's literature as light and playful, many children's books contain propagandistic themes and illustrations.

All Power To The People

“The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.”
        -- Huey P. Newton



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Phone: 619.594.6791

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