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Handwritten label reading Lieut. Genl P.H. Sheridan

A glimpse into history — and a mystery

The January 1875 volume of "The Official Army Register" recently came to the University Libraries preservation team, offering a glimpse into history and a mystery. Could this particular volume have belonged to Lt. General P. H. Sheridan? The handwritten notes offer a clue.

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Collage of Poets

A Campus Divided

This exhibit examines the U of M’s campus climate during a time of division over issues including racial and economic equality, opposition to war, and students rights. Exhibit panels on display at Wilson Library, fourth floor, feature archival images and descriptions.

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    New York Times, Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal.

  • Popular reading collections

    Browse Wilson and Walter Libraries' general literature.

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    Tips for studying, time & stress management, note taking, & test prep.

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    A wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages; features literature & nonfiction.

  • Makerspaces

    3D printers, sewing machines, robotics, & crafting tools. Available in Walter and Bio-Medical.

Featured background image from Ehret's Flowering Plants in the Andersen Horticultural Library collection.