Jill Timm. Winter White. [Wenatchee, Wash.]: Mystical Places Press, 2004. Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Through Dec. 22: 'Wintry Mix'

University of Delaware Library exhibition celebrates winter


3:33 p.m., Dec. 5, 2011--The University of Delaware Library announces the opening of a new exhibition, "A Chill in the Air: A Wintry Mix from Special Collections," in the museum case in the Information Room on the first floor of the Morris Library. 

As the seasons change, temperatures fall, and days grow short, winter’s extremes inspire artists and writers alike. The exhibition features a selection of printed works from Special Collections that highlights the beauty of the season. The exhibition will be on display through Thursday, Dec. 22.

Events Stories

Dec. 1: 'Alice' manuscript

A talk by August A. Imholtz Jr. marking the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" will be held at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Dec. 2: UD Night at Winterthur

University of Delaware students, faculty and staff are invited to join in the winter festivities at UD Night at Yuletide at Winterthur from 4:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 2.

"A Chill in the Air: A Wintry Mix from Special Collections" is curated by Maureen Cech, assistant librarian, Special Collections Department, with assistance from Anita Wellner, library assistant, who worked on exhibit preparation, and Laurie Rizzo, assistant librarian, who worked on the design and installation of the physical and virtual exhibition.

The exhibition is available online.

About the Special Collections Department

Holdings of the Special Collections Department of the University of Delaware Library include books, manuscripts, maps, prints, photographs, broadsides, periodicals, pamphlets, ephemera and realia from the 15th to the 21st century. The collections complement the library's general collections with particular strengths in the subject areas of the arts; English, Irish and American literature; history and Delawareana; horticulture; and history of science and technology.

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