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The Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) of the Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) collects and preserves unique and rare historical materials in selected subject areas, and promotes the use of these materials by the SIU community, scholars, and the public. Its goal is to advance scholarship and further the educational, research, and service missions of the university. SCRC is located on the first floor of Morris Library in the Hall of Presidents, near the east entrance.

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March 25, 2021

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON'S BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF ILLINOIS

A new exhibit in the Hall of Presidents, Morris Library features prints from early editions of Audubon's The Birds of America (1827-1838) and Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (1845-1854).

Read about our latest acquisitions, exhibits, events, and more at SCRC News.