Photograph of Congressman Thomas R. Carper speaking to a group in front of the United States Capitol, circa 1983, from the Thomas R. Carper Congressional Papers. Special Collections, University of Delaware Library.

Through Sept. 24: 'History of U.S. Constitution'

University Library exhibition celebrates history of U.S. Constitution


3:08 p.m., Sept. 16, 2014--The University of Delaware Library will celebrate Constitution Day on Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a small exhibition titled “Celebrating the History of the U.S. Constitution” located in the single case in the Information Room on the first floor of the Morris Library.

“Celebrating the History of the U.S. Constitution” will be on view through Wednesday, Sept. 24, and will showcase items from the Thomas R. Carper congressional papers including the Congressman’s remarks on the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution in 1989. Carper’s remarks were originally published in his constituent newsletter, Capitol Comments.

Events Stories

June 5: Blue Hen 5K

University of Delaware graduates planning to attend Alumni Weekend are encouraged to register for the annual Blue Hen 5K walk and run, which will be held Sunday morning, June 5.

June 6-9: Food and culture series

The 20th annual June Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UD in Wilmington will be held June 6-9. Titled 'June a la Carte,' this year's program focuses on great political documents, feminism, world politics and a Newark cuisine sampler.

Tammi Kim, assistant librarian in the Manuscripts and Archives Department of the University of Delaware Library, is the curator of the exhibition.

About Special Collections

Holdings of Special Collections of the University of Delaware Library include books, manuscripts, maps, prints, photographs, broadsides, periodicals, pamphlets, ephemera and realia from the 15th to the 21st century. 

The collections complement the library's general collections with particular strengths in the subject areas of the arts; English, Irish and American literature; history and Delawareana; horticulture; and history of science and technology. 

Special Collections is located on the second floor of the Morris Library.

News Media Contact

University of Delaware
Communications and Public Affairs

UDaily is produced by
Communications and Public Affairs

The Academy Building
105 East Main Street
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716 | USA
Phone: (302) 831-2792