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UF George A. Smathers
UA Libraries
UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA

Significant Smathers Libraries' Events

September 26 & October 2, 2008


Celebrating renowned architect Alfred Browning Parker and the
Alfred Browning Parker Architecture Archives Endowment
September 26, 2008 Smathers Library

Co-sponsored with the School of -,.:i'i .:-....
College of Design, Construction acir,. PIl.-in i.g

PHOTOS, clockwise from top right:
1. UF emeritus professor Alfred F':ii ke 'i :ele.-l.i.:.i e:..:l -: e
"Woodsong," designed in the 1 970s, was named one of the ten l:.e:i
houses in the world by Wallpaper in 2005
2. A capacity crowd joined the dinner celebration
3. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Browning Parker
4. Many of Parker family attended the celebration I


For more information on Alfred Browning
Parker see http://www.alfredbparker.com/







Top-up, Spin, Pull, foCld:

Toy Books from the Baldwin Library

Exhibit Reception andrelated events
October 2, 2008 Smathers Library


PHOTOS, clockwise from top left:
1. Paper engineer Kyle Olmon spoke to a large crowd prior
to the reception on "How to Build a Castle: Contempo-
rary Pop-up Book Production with a Look at the Past."
2. An oversized popup graces the exhibition wall.
3. Exhibit curator Rita Smith introduces Kyle Olmon.
4. Olmon presented a hands-on workshop following the
reception.
5. The reception attendees enjoyed refreshments while
viewing the exhibition.







Dedication of the Baldwin Library Historical Marker
Smathers Library Courtyard
October 2, 2008 1:00 p.m.
The Baldwin Library of Historical Children 's Literature
received the third UF historical marker


PHOTOS, clockwise from
top left:
1. Dean of Libraries Judy
Russell unveils the marker
with Katie Marquis from the
Alumni Association
2. Dean Russell with speakers
3. University historian and
archivist Carl Van Ness
4. Baldwin Library of Historical
Children's Literature curator
Rita Smith
5. English department associate
professor Kenneth Kidd
6. Van Ness speaks to the crowd
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For more information on the UF historical marker program see




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Signi cant Smathers Libraries’ Events September 26 & October 2, 2008Celebrating renowned architect Alfred Browning Parker and the Alfred Browning Parker Architecture Archives Endowment September 26, 2008 • Smathers Library Co-sponsored with the School of Architecture, College of Design, Construction and PlanningPHOTOS, clockwise from top right: 1. UF emeritus professor Alfred Parker’s celebrated residence, “Woodsong,” designed in the 1970s, was named one of the ten best houses in the world by Wallpaper in 2005 2. A capacity crowd joined the dinner celebration 3. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Browning Parker 4. Many of Parker family attended the celebrationFor more information on Alfred Browning Parker see http://www.alfredbparker.com/ 1 2 3 4

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Pop-up, Spin, Pull, Fold:Toy Books from the Baldwin Library Exhibit Reception and related events October 2, 2008 • Smathers Library PHOTOS, clockwise from top le : 1. Paper engineer Kyle Olmon spoke to a large crowd prior to the reception on “How to Build a Castle: Contemporary Pop-up Book Production with a Look at the Past.” 2. An oversized popup graces the exhibition wall. 3. Exhibit curator Rita Smith introduces Kyle Olmon. 4. Olmon presented a hands-on workshop following the reception. 5. The reception a endees enjoyed refreshments while viewing the exhibition. 1 2 3 4 5

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Dedication of the Baldwin Library Historical Marker Smathers Library Courtyard October 2, 2008 • 1:00 p.m.The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature received the third UF historical markerFor more information on the UF historical marker program see http://www.ufalumni.u .edu/historicalmarkers/ PHOTOS, clockwise from top left: 1. Dean of Libraries Judy Russell unveils the marker with Katie Marquis from the Alumni Association 2. Dean Russell with speakers 3. University historian and archivist Carl Van Ness 4. Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature curator Rita Smith 5. English department associate professor Kenneth Kidd 6. Van Ness speaks to the crowd PHOTOS BY BARBARA HOOD 1 2 3 4 5 6