Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Homecoming Weekend at the Blagg-Huey Library

TWU Alumnus Tony Paterniti, Ph.D. shares memorabilia and artifacts related to the life and legacy of the 
founder of modern nursing in A Life Unveiled: A Portrait of Florence Nightingale, on display on the first 
floor of the Blagg-Huey Library on the Denton campus. Photograph by Jon Turner. April 18, 2017.
The Blagg-Huey Library on the Denton campus is hosting a series of events as Texas Woman’s University celebrates the history and excellence of our tradition-rich university during Homecoming Week 2017 (April 17-22). The following activities are open to all library visitors.

TWU Archives on Display  1st & 2nd floors
Thursday, 4/20 & Friday, 4/21 (9 am-4 pm)
Saturday, 4/22 (9:30 am-4:30 pm)
Celebrating the Golden Girls, Class of 1967, University Archives, Woman’s Collection, Little Chapel-in-the-Woods, Cookbook Collection, Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP)

Florence Nightingale Exhibit & Presentation  1st floor
A Life Unveiled: A Portrait of Florence Nightingale
Letters, documents, books, memorabilia, and artifacts related to the life and legacy of the founder of modern nursing. From the private collection of TWU Alumnus Tony Paterniti, Ph.D. Dr. Paterniti will share with donors and alumni an encore presentation of his captivating history on Florence Nightingale at 2 pm on Friday, 4/21 in the library's living room area.

Share Your Favorite TWU Memory  1st floor (Joyce Thompson Lecture Hall, Room 101)
Saturday, 4/22 (10 am-4:30 pm)
Alumnae are invited to share a favorite memory of their time at TWU. There are two ways to participate--either videotape or write your memory for the archive.

Find Yourself in the Archives  2nd floor (Catherine Merchant Reading Room)
Friday, 4/21 (9 am-5 pm)
Saturday, 4/22 (10 am-4:30 pm)

Alumnae can spend some leisurely time in the University Archives strolling down memory lane viewing yearbooks, literary magazines, scrapbooks, and issues of The Lasso, our student-led campus newspaper. Staff members will be available both days to accept donations from alumnae who have any memorabilia they want to donate to the University Archives. 

For assistance, please visit the library's Information Desk (the first desk to the right as you enter the building).


~Sandy Cochran with Kimberly Johnson

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