Hofstra Special Collections Visits - General

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Includes pictures from our class visits to Special Collections, excluding the Stephen Dunn Papers.

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Hofstra University Special Collections is comprised of the following collections: The Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Archives, and the Long Island Studies Institute.  Each collection contains materials that are carefully safeguarded and preserved so that Hofstra students have access to not only diverse pieces of literature but also historical documents that describe Long Island and Hofstra's rich history, as well as the past and present culture in which we all dwell.

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Items in the Hofstra Special Collections Visits - General Collection

Lt. Shrapnel. Catalog Record
Book in Hofstra Special Collection. Conceived in 1997 in response to an oration of Joel Brouwer's poem.
"The poem has been typeset on paper formed from hemp and flax. Illustrations include drawings and pieces of "shrapnel." The cover has been…

Black Power, White Power
A 1967 poster by Tomi Ungerer reproduced in Evergreen Magazine, December/Winter 1968

"Chicago Honkies, and Camus" By Jack Newfield
An article in the Winter 1967 issue of Evergreen Review, owned by Hofstra Special Collections

"The Future of al-Mutanabbi Street" (Catalog Record in Hofstra Special Collections)
One of a Series of three books housed together in a balsa wood case (Hofstra owns No.119 of 300)

"Even the Birds were on Fire" (Hofstra Special Collections Catalog Record)
A book of poetry fragments with a minute to minute timeline of the 9/11 events published and edited by Sara Parkel of Filter Press. Writings by Esther Smith, Marshall Weber, Peter Spagnuolo, Amy Ferrara, Shane Beversdorf, Sara Parkel, child at…

Biblia, dat is, De gantsche H. Schrifture, 1730
Dutch. 3 volumes in 1 : illustrations, 5 folded maps, folded plan ; 37 cm, Bound in boards, covered with leather, with brass corners and clasps.

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