Special Collections Exhibits On Campus This Semester

There are three new special collections exhibits up on
campus for you to check out this semester:

Burlington’s Poets Mimeo Cooperative, Roger H. Perry Hall
An exhibit about Burlington’s own Poets Mimeo
Cooperative, founded in 1972, is on display in the historic conference rooms at
Perry Hall. The exhibit features selections of the group’s self-published,
mimeographed publications from Champlain’s Llewellyn Collection of Vermont
History, the Fletcher Free Library, and members’ private collections.
Highlighted are several poems referencing local landmarks, along with images
and descriptions of the landmarks. This exhibit will be on display through
March 2014.
Burlington Landmarks, Roger H. Perry Hall
Postcard of Edmunds School by Hugh C. Leighton Company, postmarked 1910
Llewellyn Collection of Vermont History, Champlain College, 2010.1.368

The postcard alcove (between the historic library and
lounge areas) features postcards from the Llewellyn Collection of
Vermont History depicting some of Burlington’s architectural landmarks,
including City Hall, the Fletcher Free Library, Memorial Auditorium, and
Edmunds School, along with brief histories of the buildings. This exhibit will
be on display through March 2014.

Champlain’s Early Years, Miller Information Commons
1943 Catalog, Burlington Business College
Champlain College Archives

We’ve come a long way, baby! The display case in the lobby
of MIC features memorabilia from the College Archives about Champlain’s early
years as a business school in downtown Burlington. During these years, the
school offered instruction in accounting, business correspondence, commercial
law, penmanship, typing, and shorthand, among other subjects. This exhibit will
be on display through May 2014.