Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center
The Colophon, Newsletter of the Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center
Online exhibits & exhibit brochures:
- Early International & Humanitarian Law.
The books in this virtual exhibit represent a selective sampling of the most important works from the fourteenth through early nineteenth centuries. The majority of the works in the exhibit are in their original languages; additionally, the Law Library owns English translations of most of them.
- A Voice of Wisdom, Compassion and Hope:
An Exhibition in Celebration of the Life and Career of Walter F. Mondale.
On April 7, 2008, an exhibition in honor of the life and career of Vice President Walter F. Mondale opened in the Riesenfeld Rare Books Research Center. This brochure is from the exhibition.
- Defending Human Rights: The Legacy of Dachau and Nuremberg
This brochure was prepared for an exhibition in November 2005, held in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of war crimes trials at Dachau and Nuremberg. A unique collection of photographs and documents collected by Horace R. Hansen, prosecutor of war crimes at Mauthausen, Buchenwald, Dachau and Flossenburg, were the centerpiece of the exhibition.
- "To Fulfill These Rights:" African Americans and the Quest For Equality
A brochure prepared for an exhibition of materials drawn from the Arthur C. Pulling Rare Books Collection and the Archie Givens, Sr. Collection of African American Literature (April 2004).
- This Country is Sacred to My People: American Indian Treaties 1820-1890
An exhibit catalog prepared on the occasion of the inaugural University of Minnesota Law Library Distinquished Lecturer Series (April 2003).
- Sherlock Holmes and the Law
Essay and checklist from the Sherlock Holmes exhibition featuring works from the Law Library's Arthur C. Pulling Rare Book Collection and the Sherlock Holmes Collection of the University of Minnesota Libraries (December 2002).