A Bold Experiment: the Origins of the Sciences at the University of Chicago
September 21, 2015 – March 31, 2016
In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the University of Chicago's founding, Crerar Library looks back at the establishment of the natural sciences at the University. The early University built programs in the physical and biological science from the ground up. They recruited eminent scientists and designed innovative laboratories and facilities for their often groundbreaking work. These achievements in discovery and teaching have had lasting impact on the sciences.
A web version of the exhibit is also available.
Location: The John Crerar Library, Atrium, 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago
Public Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Image : Yerkes Observatory 40-inch refractor telescope operated by astronomer Edward Drake Roe., From the Photographic Archive, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. Identifier: apf6-00030