Inspirations

“The smooth black stream that makes thy whiteness fair, — Sweet fluttering sheet…” – from “The Love-Letter” POEMS Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) London: F. S. Ellis, 1870 First edition, first issue binding PS5240 A1 1870 University of Utah copy presentation copy inscribed to John Skelton and dated April of 1870. Skelton was a...

The Linda Sarver papers (http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv56265) consist of her costume designs and renderings, along with production materials created for several theatrical plays during her professional career as a costume designer. Included in the collection are professional and academic appointment materials such as curriculum vitae, book publishing...

Did you know that the Marriott Library houses honeybee hives? In 2013, after being approached by the U of U’s Beekeeping Association, the library found a spot for several hives that are maintained by students and faculty at the U. Over the past couple of years,...

How many people does it take to change a lightbulb? If you ask Larry Smith that question, he’ll likely say, “Only one if you use my custom wrench.” Larry, Custodial Crew Leader at the U, was tired of spending 20 minutes to change one lightbulb. Because...