Friends of the Charles W. Chesnutt Library sponsor Sesquicentennial exhibit: “150 Years of Fayetteville State University History with Chesnutt Library”

As Fayetteville State University celebrates its sesquicentennial year, the Charles W. Chesnutt Library re-visits the university’s history with an exhibit sponsored by its Friends group.  The rotating exhibit “150 Years of Fayetteville State University with Chesnutt Library” showcases four distinct exhibits:

“Playing Sports: From B to T: Baseball to Tennis”

“Retro Zone: A Look at the Library as Place in Students’ Lives”

“Special Collections Signature Series: Chesnutt, Smith, Seabrook and Jones”

“Stepping Through Time: Student Clubs and Organizations”

The exhibit, which opened on September 18th, is located in the reading area behind the serials and reference departments. The first featured exhibit, located in the lobby area of the library is:

From B to T: Baseball to Tennis

Open from September 14, 2017-October 12, 2017

Original photos from the exhibit are taken from University Archives. In preserving the history of the university over time, University Archives holds the official records and other historically significant materials relative to Fayetteville State University. If you are interested in learning more about the history of Fayetteville State University, be sure to visit University Archives on the fourth floor of Chesnutt Library.

 

For more information about the Friends of Chesnutt Library, contact Mr. Bobby Wynn, Library Director. 

 

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