First Floor Display
Manuscript Hebrew Sefer Torah Scroll
Scribed in a Jewish Scriptorium in the mid-20th Century by Israeli Jews, likely right after the formation of the new nation of Israel. Includes the Five Books of Moses, the first five books of the Jewish Bible, and the Christian Old Testament.
Rare Books and Special Collections
A rotating themed display which features books, manuscripts, and more from various collections within the Rare Books and Special Collections. Items in the case coordinate with the monthly Rare Books and Special Collections display, which may be viewed in the Rare Books Reading Room (Library 222).
Rare Books Reading Room Display
Frank Lloyd Wright Wasmuth Portfolio Lithographs
Quadruple Block Plan for the Prairie
Victor Metzger House
Susan Lawrence Dana House
Thomas P. Hardy House
Burton J. Westcott House
Larkin Company Pavilion and Browne’s Bookstore
Avery Coonley House
Harold McCormick House
Second Floor Display
Jewish Star worn by Bernard Katzeff during World War II. Donated to Ave Maria University in April 2008, as a remembrance of the horror of the Holocaust, but also as a testimony of the revelation and inspiration that came to him and led to his conversion to Catholicism.
Bust of St. Thomas More, by Reed Armstrong.
Custom built Jefferson bookcase with The Yale Editions of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, 1997.
American Eagle Award, given to Michael Novak by the Board of Governors of Invest-in-America National Council.