The Rubenstein Library exhibit suite (Mary Duke Biddle Room, Stone Family Gallery, and Josiah C. Trent History of Medicine Room) will all be open on Saturday, October 1, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., for Duke Homecoming weekend.
Library visitors can see Virginia Woolf’s writing desk, a copy of the Bay Psalm Book (first book printed in what is now the United States), two of our double-elephant folios of Audubon’s Birds of America, and many other treasures from the Rubenstein Library.
Exhibits currently on display include:
- Boccacio and the Genealogy of Stories, in the Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery
- The Common Ground We Meet Upon: Music Collections in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, in the Mary Duke Biddle Room
- Highlights from the Rubenstein Library, in the Michael and Karen Stone Family Gallery
- A Delicate Balance: Understanding the Four Humors, in the Trent History of Medicine Room
- Medical Instruments and Artifacts from the History of Medicine Collections (permanent display), in the Trent History of Medicine Room
- The Tomb in the Corner of the Garden: Selections from the Picture File, in the Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery
Visit our library exhibits website to find out more.