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Selected images from the Lilly Library, At the Old Settlers Reunion. 1931. Photographed by Frank M. Hohenberger, Valentine The Lilly Library

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Exhibition: India, Empire, Nation: 200 Years of Indian History, January 12-May 13, 2017
Lilly Library Main Gallery

Exhibition: Sense and the Senses: An exhibition in honor of the International Colloquium in 20th- and 21st-Century French and Francophone Studies,March 20-May 20, 2017
Lilly Library Lincoln Room

Construction Notice: Due to a window renovation project, the Reading Room will be open by appointment only during the months of May and June 2017. Please email if you would like to schedule a Reading Room visit during this time.

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Lilly Library Fund: Gifts made to the Lilly Library Fund are used for general purposes that support the areas and opportunities of greatest need to the Lilly Library.

Friends of the Lilly Library Fund: Gifts made to the Friends of the Lilly Library Fund are used for acquisitions made by the Lilly Library or special projects, such as events, lectures and conservation projects.

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Recent posts from the blog: Lilly Library News & Notes

Ten Things You Never Knew About the Lilly Library
Everyone knows that the Lilly Library is home to countless wonders. From Shakespeare to Spider Man, our wide-ranging collections bring together materials from around the world and throughout the history of the written and printed word. Perhaps you’ve stopped by to see one of our exhibitions: medieval manuscripts, puzzles, vegetarianism, and books printed in India … Continue reading "Ten Things You Never Knew About the Lilly Library"

Newly Digitized: The Autobiography of Daniel Isgrig
We’re happy to announce that the Lilly Library’s Isgrig Manuscript Collection is now fully digitized and can be accessed online through the collection’s finding aid. Daniel Isgrig was born in Baltimore County, Maryland in 1775, the son of Michael and Barbary (Lohr) Isgrig. In 1782 his father moved his family up in the Allegheny Mountains … Continue reading "Newly Digitized: The Autobiography of Daniel Isgrig"

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