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Archives Afternoons to delve into university history
The University Libraries will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Archives and Special Collections with a series of presentations.
The Archives Afternoons series opens Jan. 18 with an examination of university student organizations, including the Palladian Society. All presentations are 1 to 2 p.m. in the Adele Hall Learning Commons in Love Library North.
The presentations will feature a member of the University Archives team available to discuss a topic from university history and answer questions. Each Archives Afternoon will feature photographs, artifacts and documents. Members of the university community are encouraged to stop in at any time during the hour-long chats.
Archives Afternoons will be offered every third Thursday of the month in the spring and fall semesters. Scheduled dates and topics in the series include:
Jan. 18 — Student organizations
Feb. 15 — Cornhusker Marching Band
March 15 — Women in agriculture
April 19 — Collecting Willa Cather
August — Date and topic to be announced
Sept. 20 — Husker athletics
Oct. 18 — Scrapbooks
Nov. 15 — Storage media
Learn more about Nebraska’s Archives and Special Collections.