The Library Bids Adieu to First Folio

The First Folio—the first collection of Shakespeare’s plays to appear in print—has left the main exhibition gallery of the Harrison/Small Special Collections building today, and is now traveling to its next venue, one of the four priceless volumes the Folger … Continue reading

Saturday is Shakespeare Family Day at the Harrison/Small Building

A WVTF Public Radio broadcast highlights activities that will be included in a Shakespeare family day tomorrow, October 8, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., in front of the Harrison/Small building (or in the auditorium in case of rain). In … Continue reading

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare comes to Harrison/Small on October 1st!

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare—on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library—arrives October 1 at the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library to become a featured part of the exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of … Continue reading

UVA Exhibition “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer” featured in Lynchburg Paper

The Lynchburg News and Advance article “Sacred Spaces: UVa exhibit honors Anne Spencer” features the story behind a new exhibition in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer.” The exhibition … Continue reading

Harrison-Small Exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book” Highlighted in this week’s CVille Weekly!

In this week’s Arts section, the CVille Weekly features an in-depth article on the Library exhibition “Shakespeare by the Book: Four Centuries of Printing, Editing, and Publishing,” now on display in the north gallery of the Harrison/Small Library. The CVille … Continue reading

UVA Today Features Article on Library Exhibition, “Fearsome Ink: The English Gothic Novel to 1830”

On April 29 UVA Today ran an article on the current exhibition in the main gallery of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, “Fearsome Ink: The English Gothic Novel to 1830,” curated by the Small Library’s David Whitesell. … Continue reading

UVA and the Library Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Over the next two weeks the University of Virginia will join the local community to celebrate the life of civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year’s celebration, “The Call to Higher Ground,” is a quote … Continue reading