Featured Images on the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration

The exterior of the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration

Images of Special Collections materials are displayed on the exterior of the Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration. Photo by James Byard/Washington University

The Newman Tower of Collections and Exploration spans four stories of John M. Olin Library. The exterior of the tower features several images of materials in University Libraries’ Special Collections.

Images on the exterior of Level 3 of the tower

1. Illustration for The Tunnel, William H. Gass, undated, Manuscript Collections

2. The Avengers #251, 1985, from D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, The Center for the Humanities Comics Collection

3. Student Life, 1880, University Archives

4. Blaeu Atlas Maior, 1665, Rare Book Collections

5. Breviary leaf, 1490-1500, Rare Book Collections

6. “Honk!” from Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

7. Ribbon Map of the Father of the Waters, published in 1866, Rare Book Collections

8. Billie Holiday illustration for the album God Bless the Child, by Cliff Condak, 1972, Cliff Condak Collection, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

9. Photo from the Russell Sturgis Photograph Collection, University Archives

10. Book of Hours, George N. Meissner Collection, Rare Book Collections

11. Ship of Fools, Sebastian Brant, 1509, Rare Book Collections

Images on the exterior of Level 1 of the Newman Tower

Images on the exterior of Level 1 of the tower

12. Ordo vniversi et hvmanarvm scientiarvm prima monvmenta, 1591, Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection, Rare Book Collections

13. Book of Hours, George N. Meissner Collection, Rare Book Collections

14. Daredevil #214, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

15. Declaration of Independence broadside, 1776, Rare Book Collections

16. Books Wanted, Charles Buckles Falls, 1918,Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

17. Student protests in downtown St. Louis, 1969, University Archives

18. Washington University in St. Louis Commencement, 1998, University Archives

19. Ribbon Map of the Father of the Waters, published in 1866, Rare Book Collections

20. Book of Hours, George N. Meissner Collection, Rare Book Collections

21. Ridgley Library, Washington University in St. Louis, circa 1905, University Archives

22. J.S. Bach Manuscript BWV 747, Gaylord Music Library Special Collections

23. Year of the Monkey, by Seymour Chwast, 2004, D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History  Library