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    LIBRARY EXHIBIT: RARE ALABAMA NATURALISM Located in the three large glass display cases immediately upon one*s left when entering the Special Collections and
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      LIBRARY EXHIBIT: RARE ALABAMA NATURALISM

      Located in the three large glass display cases immediately upon
      one*s left when entering the Special Collections and Archives
      Department (GROUND FLOOR, Ralph Brown Draughon Library), are exhibits
      featuring rare illustrations and publications relating to nature in
      Alabama.

      The first display case features vivid illustrations of Alabama
      insects depicted by British naturalist Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888)
      including a copy of his LETTERS FROM ALABAMA, published in 1859.

      The second display case features several large color plates birds
      illustrated by John James Audubon (1785-1851) and includes a copy of the
      1859 edition of his THE BIRDS OF AMERICA.

      The third display case features color plates of various botanical
      illustrations including an 1804 volume of CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE.


      DISCOVER AUBURN LECTURES: SPRING 2011

      The Spring 2011 schedule for the Discover Auburn lecture series is
      listed below.

      Thursday, January 20: DIVERSITY AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY

      Lecture by Overtoun Jenda, Associate Provost for Diversity and
      Multicultural Affairs, Auburn University


      Thursday, January 27: FIGHTING THE DEVIL IN DIXIE: HOW CIVIL RIGHTS
      ACTIVISTS TOOK ON THE KU KLUX KLAN IN ALABAMA

      Book talk by Wayne Greenhaw


      Thursday, February 10: MY DIGITAL YEAR: OR, FROM BOOK TO WEBSITE

      Lecture by Ruth Crocker, Alumni Professor of History, Auburn
      University


      Thursday, February 24: AUBURN UNIVERSITY'S STATISTICAL PROFILE

      Lecture by Drew Clark, Director, Institutional Research and Assessment,
      Auburn University


      Thursday, March 24: LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

      Lecture by Lee Armstrong, General Counsel, Auburn University


      Monday, April 25: WHAT TO DO WITH LETTERS? WILLIAM BARTRAM AND THE
      ART OF CORRESPONDENCE

      Thomas Hallock, Associate Professor of English, University of South
      Florida, St. Petersburg


      All lectures will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Special Collections
      and Archives Department of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

      The DISCOVER AUBURN SERIES is sponsored by the Auburn University
      Libraries and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts &
      Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University.

      For more information, please call (334) 844-4946 or visit
      http://www.auburn.edu/cah .

      See the "What's New" link ( http://www.lib.auburn.edu/whatsnew/ ) as
      of January 21 for more information.

      Tim Dodge
      What's New Web Manager and Whatsnew-L Listserv Moderator





      Tim Dodge
      Reference Dept.
      Ralph Brown Draughon Library
      231 Mell St.
      Auburn University, AL 36849-5606

      Tel. (334) 844-1729
      Fax: (334) 844-7751
      E-mail: dodgeti@...
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