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January 6, 2012

On Saturday, January 7, at 3 p.m., the Special Collections and Archives Department will host a panel discussion on the life of Dr. George Washington Carver, the renowned scientist, teacher, and humanitarian of Tuskegee University.

Mark Hersey of Mississippi State University and Gary Kramer of the State Historical Society of Missouri, both Carver biographers, will serve on the panel, along with Dana Chandler, archivist at Tuskegee University.

Auburn University, Tuskegee University, the National Park Service, and Eastern National partnered to sponsor this program, which is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

For further information on related activities at the Carver Museum in Tuskegee, contact Park Ranger Shirley Baxter at (334) 727-3200 or by e-mail at shirley_k_baxter@nps.gov .

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December 9, 2011

Be sure to consult the Hours link  located in the upper right hand side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to be sure of library hours of operation during the Intersession and Holiday periods December 10 through January 8.

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November 29, 2011

Be sure to consult the Hours link  located in the upper right hand side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to be sure of library hours of operation during the Final Exam and Intersession periods December 2 through December 16.

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November 16, 2011

The Auburn University Libraries will maintain Thanksgiving holiday hours  of operation (and special home football game day hours) November 19 - 26.  Click on the Library Hours link located in the upper right side of the Auburn University Libraries homepage to check on library hours of operation during this period.

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November 15, 2011

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

The Bible in English:  Tyndale to King James

Sam Hornsby

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 17 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Co-sponsored by:  Auburn Universtiy Libraries, University Bookstore, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities

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November 10, 2011

Reading and Book Signing

Reluctant Rebels:  The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861

Kenneth W. Noe, Auburn University Department of History

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Date and Time:  Thursday, December 1 at 3 p.m.

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, AU Bookstore.

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October 27, 2011

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

How Information Matters: Networks and Public Policy Innovation

Kathleen Hale, Department of Political Science, Auburn University

Date and Time:  Monday, November 7 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Co-sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, University Bookstore, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities

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October 27, 2011

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

The Bottomless Pit of Hell:  The Confederate Home Front in Bartow County, Georgia, 1864-1865

Keith Hebert, University of West Georgia

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 3 at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Co-sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, University Bookstore, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities

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October 11, 2011

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

Perceptual Drawing:  A Handbook for the Practitioner

Conrad Ross, Professor Emeritus of Art

Date and Time:  Wednesday, October 12 (the real Columbus Day) at 3 p.m.

Location:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

Co-Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, University Bookstore, and Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities

 

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October 3, 2011

Discover Auburn Lecture Series

Struggles and Hardships - Dedication and Commitment:  Alabama Women's Experiences during the Civil War

Dr. Jennifer Trevino of Troy University In Montgomery earned her Ph.D. at Auburn University under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Noe, Draughon Professor of History.  Dr. Noe will introduce Dr. Trevino.

Date and Time:  Thursday, October 6 at 3 p.m.

Location:   Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

A reception will follow the lecture and all are welcome to attend.  This event is part of the Discover Auburn Lecture series .

Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts.

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