Special Collections News

Count This Penny to Perform November 16 in Library

Count This Penny

To highlight the unique materials available in its Special Collections and Betsey B. Creekmore Archives, the UT Libraries will periodically commission a work of art or music inspired by an item or collection in the archives.

Centuries-Old Marginalia in Rare Books on Display at Library

An exhibit of rare books at Hodges Library contains examples of marginalia from over the centuries. The display bears witness to the reader’s abiding urge to respond to the author’s words or otherwise personalize a text.

UT Libraries Special Collections to Close May 6 for Move to Hodges Library

UT Libraries’ Special Collections will close for several months and reopen in a new location within the John C. Hodges Library. Services and collections will be unavailable from May 6 through August 2. During the move, manuscript collections, rare books, and the university’s archives all will be inaccessible.