Friday, October 30, 2009

Highway 80 in Print

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November 3, 2009 through December 17, 2009, Highway 80 in Print, a public exhibit and program showcasing the works of documentary photographer Lee Estes, will be held in the Special Collections Department of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library.

Visit the exhibit page for pictures.

The kickoff program was November 3rd, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the Passman Room of Special Collections and the exhibit will be on display through the fall semester. Mr. Estes documented on film, the people, buildings, landscape and culture of Highway 80 in North Louisiana.

This program and exhibit is being funded through an Outreach Grant by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Bell Tower Books Closed Again

There are not enough volunteers to keep the Bell Tower Books store open, so it will once again be closed.

However, you can help us open it again by volunteering. Contact Cyndy Robertson at for details.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Special Collections Newsletter

Starting this semester, Special Collections now makes a seasonal newsletter. You can get the debut issue, Fall 2009, here:

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Archaeology Month Exhibit

During all the month of October, the ULM Library Special Collections Dept. on the 5th floor will be exhibiting artifacts from the 1970 excavation of the Fort Miro site, which is right here in Monroe.

Stop by and have a look!