Skillman Library

Lafayette College

September 25, 2007

Library Receives New Endowments

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Drs. Paul and June Schlueter Fund and James E. Bryan ’31 Fund enrich Skillman Library June Schlueter, Charles A. Dana Professor of English, and her husband Paul have established the Drs. Paul and June Schlueter Special Collections Fund through a major gift to Skillman Library. The James E. Bryan ’31 Library Fund has also been [...]

Lafayette College

September 18, 2007

Washington, D.C. Symposium Focuses on the Marquis de Lafayette Sept. 26-27

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Lloyd Kramer and Sylvia Neely serve as panelists On Sept. 26 and 27 in Washington, D.C., the Meridian International Center in association with the Embassy of France will present “A Symposium on Le Marquis de Lafayette and the Spirit of Revolution.” Authors Lloyd Kramer and Sylvia Neely, who are both participating in Lafayette’s celebration of [...]

Lafayette College

September 11, 2007

‘Lafayette, We Are Here’

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Skillman Library Exhibit Connects the Marquis and World War I On July 4, 1917, General John J. Pershing, commander of the newly-arrived American Expeditionary Force in Europe, made a special pilgrimage to a small cemetery on the outskirts of Paris. There the general and his staff stopped beside a simple grave. It was Pershing’s aide, [...]

Lafayette College

July 26, 2007

Skillman Library Featured in National Media

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Article focuses on college libraries which provide places where communities gather and interact The David Bishop Skillman Library was featured in the Associated Press article, “College Libraries Not Just Books,” which appeared yesterday in print or on the web site of dozens of national media outlets including Forbes.com, The New York Times, The Washington Post, [...]

Lafayette College

July 17, 2007

Fish Tales Shows Off The Artistic Talents of Local Students

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Artist book has been donated to Skillman Library Fish Tales, a 16-foot collaborative artist’s book of poems and other visual and written art, has been donated to Skillman Library’s Artists Book Collection in Special Collections. The book, with a front and back cover resembling a fish head and tail, is currently on display in a [...]