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“Villanova University: 175 Years of Commitment to Augustinian Ideals of Veritas, Unitas, Caritas” – Exhibit Closes April 28

  • Posted by: Alice Bampton
  • Posted Date: April 11, 2017
  • Filed Under: Library News

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There is still time to see this fascinating exhibit, a celebration of the University’s demisemiseptcentennial, in the Presidents’ Lounge in Connelly Center. It is a small exhibit, but filled with treasures that document Villanova’s 175 years of history. The lock and key, all that remain of the Belle Air mansion; the 1793 survey of the property that would later be named Belle Air (now part of the University campus); the first issue of The Villanovan; historic photographs; a 1966 Belle Air yearbook – all of these and more provide a tantalizing view of 175 years of the University’s heritage. The exhibit was curated by Michael Foight, Special Collections and Digital Library coordinator, using memorabilia from the University Archives.

Image from University Archives.
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