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September

Date Time Description
September 22, 2014 - January 24, 2015 All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

October

Date Time Description
October 7, 2014 3:00 pm - 6:00pm Open House Join us for a STEM-themed Open House, featuring rare and unique materials that touch on the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Rare books, manuscript materials, photographs, maps, and more, help to explore and explain wonders of science and the natural world. The Open House will also feature information and activities relating to the work that takes place in Special Collections, including conservation and preservation, digitization, and exhibition work. Learn about Special Collections through the lens of the STEM disciplines, though there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.
October 16, 2014 5:30 pm Reception Cooperative Extension at LSU
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

November

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Ongoing All Day Exhibition The lecture hall exhibition “The Greater University” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

December

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

January

Date Time Description
Ongoing All Day Exhibition Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU AgCenter. The story of cooperative extension at LSU is told through photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection in Special Collections. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianans over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.