Science at the University of Chicago:  A History from the Library's Archival Photofiles

October 20, 2008 - March 31, 2009

Yerkes Observatory

About the Exhibit:

This exhibit draws from the rich collection of University of Chicago photographs available in the Library's online Archival Photofiles Collection and highlights the history of the science departments.  It  focuses on the history of the departments and the science buildings at the University.  Their unique technological and architectural features are highlighted.

This exhibit was curated by Jennifer Hart, John Crerar Library, The University of Chicago

Special thanks to Judith Dartt

This exhibit is no longer on display

For more information please contact Jennifer Hart, University of Chicago, 773-702-7569, or by e-mail to


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