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Derr, Janice


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Idol Abroad, 2011

 Series — series: 11
Identifier: Series 11
Scope and Contents While on a diplomatic mission in France in 1776, Benjamin Franklin created a sensation, becoming one of the world's first international celebrities. Already well-known as an accomplished scientist and man of letters, Franklin was immediately immortalized by the French on a variety of decorative items, such as medallions, paintings, pottery and statues. His distinctive style, most notably his coonskin cap, popularized the image of the American frontiersman in Europe. Janice Derr, Booth...
Dates: Created: 2011

Beowolf, 2006

 Series — series: 12
Identifier: Series 12
Scope and Contents

Explore the world of Beowulf through pictures and readings.

Dates: Created: 2006

Edith Wharton, No Date

 Series — series: 22
Identifier: Series 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection is comprised of research (FoF) by Library Faculty and Staff. Also included are materials collected by Library Faculty and Staff used for exhibits in Booth Library.

Dates: Created: No Date

Hollywood and the Civil War, 2011

 Sub-Series — series: 37, sub-series: 13
Identifier: Sub-Series 13
Scope and Contents

A poster exhibit presenting a series of major motion pictures that portrayed different takes on the Civil War. All films represented are available for checkout from the library’s DVD and video collection.

Dates: Created: 2011

Walt Whitman and Lousia May Alcott: Literary Nurses, 2011

 Sub-Series — series: 37, sub-series: 17
Identifier: Sub-Series 17
Scope and Contents

Many Civil War nurses wrote about their experiences in letters and diaries but two nurses went on to achieve fame in American literature. Whitman’s poems and newspaper articles and Alcott’s story, Hospital Sketches, resonate even today with their passionate portrayal of the horrors of war and the heroism of those who sought to alleviate some of the pain.

Dates: Created: 2011