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Summer 2018

THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF JAMES C. FLETCHER,
HEAD OF NASA AND U OF U PRESIDENT

The library’s Special Collections now holds papers, photographs, and more following the life of James Chipman Fletcher.

UP NEXT: DOCUMENTING 75 YEARS AT HILL AIR FORCE BASE

DOCUMENTING 75 YEARS AT HILL AIR FORCE BASE

A complete run of The Hilltop Times, the official newspaper of Hill Air Force Base, is being digitized and placed online.

UP NEXT: COLLECTIONS CHRONICLE NEW INDUSTRY

BAMBERGER FAMILY COLLECTIONS CHRONICLE TURN OF THE CENTURY INDUSTRY

Simon Bamberger made history in the early 1900s when, while establishing a railroad empire and building one of the first amusement parks in the U.S.

UP NEXT: MAKING ADJUSTMENTS AND SAVING ENERGY

MAKING ADJUSTMENTS AND SAVING ENERGY

Thanks to the recently completed upgrade to the building automation system, the Marriott Library is saving $270,000 a year.

UP NEXT: BOOK OF THE WEEK — PROVE BEFORE LAYING

BOOK OF THE WEEK — PROVE BEFORE LAYING

Prove Before Laying by Johanna Drucker (b. 1952)

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HEAD OF NASA AND U OF U PRESIDENT

Summer 2018 Features

There are so many fun reasons to come visit the library during the summer! Whether it’s our air conditioning, exhibitions, or cool treats, you should definitely stop by!

Sara Langworthy lives in Iowa City and is Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Iowa Center for the Book. Recently, her book Naturans Naturata received the 2018 Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design.

 In this week’s Map of the Week, we embark on a 3-dimensional journey, visualizing the top 20 highest mountain peaks found in Utah. Where will your summer adventures take you?

Four new exhibits have been added to the online exhibitions page.

Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea …
John Franklin (1786 – 1847)