Bentley Rare Book Gallery

Ex Libris Bentley: Bookplate Design Competition

The Bentley Rare Book Gallery opened in 1987 as a university and community resource on the history and significance of the written and printed word.

Georgia Fine & Collectible Book Fair: Book Collecting for Everyone

Please join our Senior Curator, Robert Williams, and Coordinator of Rare Books Outreach, Heather Oswald, on Saturday, September 28, at 1:00 pm for their presentation, "Book Collecting for Everyone," at the Georgia Fine & Collectible Book Fair at the Cobb County Civic Center.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060

Archives, Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management closed July 4-5

The Kennesaw State University Archives, Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, July 4, 2013 (All day) - Friday, July 5, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Horace W. Sturgis Library, Room 226

Archives, Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management closed Friday, May 3

The Kennesaw State University Archives, Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management will be closed on Friday, May 3, 2013. Any messages will be returned on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Date and Time: 
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Horace W. Sturgis Library, Room 226

Rita Impey-Imes

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Rita Impey-Imes, former curator of the Kennesaw State University Bentley Rare Book Gallery, on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Her enthusiasm for storytelling has touched  thousands of visitors to the Rare Book Gallery and inspired many to pursue careers in libraries and special collections. Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.

Treasures from the Vault: Bentley Rare Book Gallery Open House

Visit the Bentley Rare Book Gallery for the open house event, Treasures from the Vault. Staff will pull rarely viewed items from the collection and discuss their significance to the history of the written and printed word in English.

This unique opportunity allows visitors to interact with materials and learn more about the Bentley Rare Book Gallery’s diverse collections.

Open to students, staff, faculty, and the public.

 

Date and Time: 
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Bentley Rare Book Gallery, Ground Floor, Sturgis Library

Rita Impey-Imes Conservation Fund

Rita Impey-Imes Rare Book Conservation FundWe are pleased to announce the creation of the Rita Impey-Imes Rar

The Making of the King James Bible: A Musical Tribute

How God Became English: The Making of the King James Bible exhibitPlease join us for a musical tribute performed by the Kazanetti String Quartet, an award-winning group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The performance will include remarks from the curatorial team and will be followed by light refreshments.

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Athenaeum Gallery, 2nd Floor, Horace W. Sturgis Library

20th Annual Georgia Fine and Collectible Book Fair

Rare Books iconJoin the Bentley Rare Book Gallery's Senior Curator, Robert Williams, and Director of Archives, Rare Books & Records Management, Dr. Tamara Livingston, for two one-hour presentations on "Book collecting for everyone" on Saturday, September 22, at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

Date and Time: 
Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 10:00am - Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy, Marietta, Georgia

Read all about it! Lincoln and the Constitution in historic newspapers

Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil WarJoin Mr. Robert Williams, Senior Curator of the Bentley Rare Book Gallery and Assistant Vice President for Library Services Emeritus, for his presentation, "Read all about it! Lincoln and the Constitution in historic newspapers," on Wednesday, June 6, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Social Sciences Atrium Gallery on the campus of Kennesaw State University. Mr.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Room 1017, Social Sciences Building (Adjacent to the Atrium Gallery)
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