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The exhibit “Space: Exploring the Final Frontier in the Archives” features cases with items that cover a wide array of topics:

  • rare astronomy books from the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Astronomy Department at UM
  • handwritten accounts of 19th century astronomical observations by UM faculty and students
  • music with space themes
  • Primitive artist Howard Finster’s space visions
  • UFO sightings in Pascagoula in 1973
  • science fiction
  • U.S. space program

Dates: January 2020 and extended through November 2021 due to the pandemic closures in most of 2020 Location: Archives & Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library with one additional case on view in the Science Library and another on the second floor of the J.D. Williams Library

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