almanacs, answers, atlases, compendiums, dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, exhibition, facsimiles, first editions, information, Izaak Walton, J. Willard Marriott Library, lexicons, manuals, medieval, Ptolemy, questions, rare books, Special Collections Gallery, The University of Utah
Enquiring Minds: Fourteen Centuries of Questions and Answers
Humans have been compiling information to answer an infinity of questions for thousands of years. From Ptolemy to Izaak Walton, the best minds have annotated, edited, translated, measured, arranged, and defined what it means to live a life of wonder.
From facsimiles of medieval encyclopedias, almanacs and atlases to first editions of fifteenth through twentieth century dictionaries, manuals, lexicons, compendiums, and directories, Rare Books celebrates questions and the attempts to answer them.
Keep on asking!
March 17, 2017 — April 30, 2017
Special Collections Gallery
J. Willard Marriott Library
The University of Utah
This exhibition is free and open to the public.