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William Thackeray Exhibit

The Harold B. Lee Library is pleased to announce a new exhibit featuring the work of acclaimed English satirical novelist William Makepeace Thackeray. Located in the L. Tom Perry Special Collection’s foyer and reference room on level 1, the exhibit highlights Thackeray’s works, just in time to celebrate his 200th birthday. The exhibit is currently open and available to the public through the end of July.

Visitors to the exhibit will be able to learn more about Thackeray’s career, as well as view rarely seen first editions of “Vanity Fair” and “The Newcomes.” Thackeray is also featured in the adjacent Literary Worlds exhibit, which is scheduled to be taken down mid-July.

Jessica Drollette, a senior graduating this August with her Bachelors of Arts in history, played a crucial role in seeing this exhibit come to fruition. Drollette spent countless hours performing research, collecting artifacts and creating displays for the exhibit.