Special Collections & University Archives

Exhibits

Special Collections & University Archives is pleased to announce the opening of "Reclamation," an exhibition featuring two contemporary Native photographers, Zig Jackson and Pamela Peters.
7/1/22
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Presenting a new exhibition in Special Collections and University Archives. David Call's artwork underlies a desire to reveal the truth about the oppressive experiences in his own life as a Deaf person and the truth about how Deaf people experience the world. His art promotes a reframing of how Deaf people are viewed by the dominant culture.
9/15/21
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Discover books, original drawings and manuscripts in this digital exhibition drawn from approximately 175 collections devoted to American children's literature in the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections & University Archives. The original exhibit was organized in 1998 by Dorothy Knaus, Manuscripts Assistant. It was recently recreated on this web page by John Gervais, student assistant.
8/16/21
Will H. Bradley is well known for his Art Nouveau style, adapted enthusiastically from the wave sweeping Europe. "The Chap-Book", published in Chicago in the late 19th century, exemplified the Art Nouveau flair endemic to his designs. Learn more about his life and explore his works and publications in this digital exhibition curated by University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections & University Archives Special Projects Archivist Alexandra Mueller and Giustina Director David de Lorenzo.
8/16/21
The UO Libraries and Eugene Public Library are pleased to announce a joint exhibition presenting original manuscripts, artifacts, illustrations, and rare books which explore the intersection of politics, space, and technology in children’s literature published during the height of the Cold War.
11/14/19
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A digital exhibit celebrating the life and legacy of a media pioneer. Peg Lynch was the first woman to create, write, star in, and solely own a sitcom series. Her show Ethel and Albert enjoyed a long and enormously successful run on radio and, beginning in 1944, television. Lynch developed her own brand of gentle, domestic comedy that won the hearts of viewers across the country and was applauded by critics as well.
5/1/19
A digital exhibit celebrating Public Domain Day. For the first time in over twenty years, new work will be entering the public domain: books, movies, music, and art from 1923.
1/11/19
An exhibit in Special Collections and University Archives, Winter 2019. The University of Oregon proudly celebrates over 100 years of track and field.
1/7/19
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On display during the Fall 2018 term in the Special Collection and University Archives Paulson Reading Room
10/26/18
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Patient No More: People with disabilities securing civil rights
An exhibit in Special Collections & University Archives, April 23-June 15
4/18/18
Special Collections and University Archives
Reverence and Pleasure: Highlights of the Shōbundo Nōsatsu Collection
An Exhibit in Knight Library, Fall 2018 and Winter 2019
4/4/18
Knight Library
Black Deaf Americans: History, Culture, and Education
An Exhibit Celebrating Black History Month
2/5/18
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A selection of SCUA commonplace books, diaries, and scrapbooks curated by students in HC421: Book Love
1/18/18
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Exhibit in honor of Native American Heritage Month
11/28/17
Knight Library
Word Made Print: Reformation and the History of the Book
10/30/17
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PCUN flag Oregon's Latinx History
Exhibit in Knight Library
5/10/17
Knight Library
An Artists' Books Selection Inspired by "Between the World and Me" on view April-June, 2017
5/1/17
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nosatsu detail Stuck on Collecting: The Art of Japanese Votive Slips, 1860 to 1930
Highlights from the UO Libraries' collection on exhibit in Knight Library
5/1/17
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Portrait of author Ursula K. Le Guin. Idea, Imagination, and Invention: The Life and Work of Ursula K. Le Guin
Exhibit in the Special Collections and University Archives
12/2/16
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Digital exhibit highlighting work by Oregon and Pacific Northwest photographers
11/28/16
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With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a new digital exhibition from UO Libraries and JSMA illuminates the making of landmark Civil Rights documentary "The March"
Collection highlights on exhibit
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Digital Exhibit featuring the author's correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, and memorabilia
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The Labor Project The Labor Project
This is a portal for researchers to access the documentary history of labor in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Collections of documents, photographs, personnel papers, and ephemera provide a window on the lives of workers as well as the politics of labor in the region.
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Jane Grant played a critical role in development of the New Yorker magazine, but this is only one of her contributions to American culture. Grant's papers reveal she lived her life as a dedicated feminist and individual.
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Selections from the Historical Photograph Collections Selections from the Historical Photograph Collections
Images drawn from the collections of Angelus Studio, Gertrude Bass Warner, C.L. Andrews, James Cloutier, Roy Andrews, and Timothy Davenport, as well as the Pendleton group including Walter S. Bowman, O.G. Allen's Electric Studio, Lee Drake, and C.W. Furlong.
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Major Lee Moorhouse of Pendleton, Oregon was a prolific photographer. The Moorhouse images document life in the Columbia Basin from 1888-1916, and form one of the preeminent social history collections for Oregon. Staff of the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute (TCI) of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation selected and described these images from the UO's negatives.
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Since the founding of the University of Oregon in 1876, its presidents have exercised a huge influence on the direction of education in the state and nation. This project highlights this rich history through selected documents from the Office of the President records and the personal papers of presidents.
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This project uses the historical archives of the University to tell the story of people and events that changed athletics at the University of Oregon over the past 110 years. It is also the story of athletics in higher education: the relationship and the issues involved between athletics and the academy over time.
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Digital Exhibit featuring essays, photos, timeline, and historical documents
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