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NO.60 SPRING 2002
BENE LEGERE
NEWSLETTER OF THE LIBRARY ASSOCIATES

The Library Associates

Join more than 6,000 other friends, book lovers, alumni, and faculty who recognize that the influence of a great research library reaches beyond the university it serves to the many communities of which it is a part.

Library Associates receive complimentary copies of the quarterly newsletter Bene Legere, as well as invitations to special occasions at the Library. For more information on the Library Associates program, please write or telephone: The Library Development Office, Room 188 Doe Library, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-6000; telephone (510) 642-9377. Or, check our website.

"There Shall Be Sung Another Golden Age...": The Art, Literature, and History of the Berkeley Campus
Bernice Layne Brown Gallery
Doe Library
Through mid-July 2002

The history of the Berkeley campus is rich in both literary and visual arts depicting the University itself. The University and the campus have been the subject of creative artists both famous and obscure, including novelists, painters, poets, and photographers. Displays showcase the varied ways creative artists have chosen to depict and incorporate the University into their works.

Picture of plate with campus scenes painted on it.

Sites of Discovery: Art and Archaeology in 19th-Century Photography of the American Southwest
Bancroft Exhibition Gallery
Bancroft Library
May 7 through July 31, 2002

After the Civil War, the federal government authorized military surveys to quantify the exploitation of mineral and other resources, water usage and transportation to the West Coast. Drawing primarily upon photographs, stereographs, and publications, the exhibit considers the historic and budding archaeological ramifications of the surveys and their photos in the history of American landscape art.

The Creation of People's Park
Free Speech Movement Café
Moffitt Library
Through August 2002

Photographs taken by Bay Area photographers chronicling the creation and ensuing conflict between students and the University administration.

Peace Corps: Celebrating 41 Years of Service and Global Understanding
Moffitt Exhibition Gallery
Moffitt Library
Through mid-August 2002

Celebrating UC Berkeley's record 3,080 volunteers who have served in 123 different countries since the Peace Corps' inception in 1961.


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