Words that Changed History now on display at USD
A 1777 printing of the Declaration of Independence and an early copy of the Magna Carta are among about 50 rare books, manuscripts, documents and pamphlets featured in the world-class collection, which is on loan to the Freedom Forum and University Libraries from The Remnant Trust of Louisville, Ky. Other significant pieces of the collection include first- and early-edition works such as Mary Shelly's "Frankenstein," Karl Marx's "Communist Manifesto," the Federalist Papers, George Orwell's "1984," and books by John Adams and John Locke.
"Words that Changed History" is available for viewing weekdays during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the concourse of the Al Neuharth Media Center and second floor of I.D. Weeks Library. Teachers and professors can arrange special viewings for classes or request supervised handling of certain works by contacting Jack Marsh, executive director of the Al Neuharth Media Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dan Daily, special collections librarian at I.D. Weeks Library, at Dan.Daily@usd.edu.
For more information about the exhibit, contact the Freedom Forum at USD at (605) 677-5424 or University Libraries at (605) 677-5371.
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