9:58 AM, April 22, 2016

Discover Auburn Book Talk

The Village on the Plain:  Auburn University 1856-2006

Dr. Dwayne Cox, Former Head, Special Collections and Archives, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Thursday, May 5 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Reception and book signing to follow.

Auburn University possesses a rich and storied past.   Dwayne Cox's The Village on the Plain tells the story of a small private college that transformed itself in the face of sweeping national events and state politics, not only to survive the threats but to emerge more complex and resilient.  It is a lively and authoritative history of the rivalries, achievements, and controversies surrounding the growth of Alabama's premier land-grant institution.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries.

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