Displays


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.

Canizaro Library on Social Media