Monday, December 12, 2011

In the News: "Exhibit Examines Death Customs of Early America"

University Record article by Kevin Brown, December 12, 2011.
This week's University Record issue includes a front-page article by Kevin Brown about the current Clements Library exhibit, "So Once Were We": Death in Early America. Focusing on the 19th century, the exhibit includes many photographs, manuscripts, books, and artifacts concerning death and mourning in early America. Exceptional rarities include handwritten eyewitness accounts of the deaths of the deaths of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.

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