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Campus Cruise
Event Type: ALL CAMPUS
Location:Watkinson Library
Monday, January 21, 2013
All day event
Caroline Deveau
Department:Exempt Staff Council (ESC)

Please join the ESC on our next Campus Cruise!

On Thursday, January 24 Rick Ring will take us on a tour of one of Trinity's hidden gems, The Watkinson Library.
Trinity College Library
12 - 1pm

Did you know that Trinity College has a rare book & special collection at contains over 175,000 printed volumes ranging in date from the fifteenth century to the present?

Come to the Watkinson to hear about our innovative programming and see some amazing rarities, including a rare manuscript Bible (written ca. 1210), a chronicle of the known world printed in 1493,  the first edition of the King James Bible (1611), the newly acquired 2nd Folio of Shakespeare (1623), and John James Audubon's Birds of America -- which will be open to the now-extinct passenger pigeon, a bird that numbered in the billions in the mid-1800s.

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