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Shakespeare 450 at OU . . . with a nod to Galileo 450

 Shakespeare 450 at OU!


Want to participate in the worldwide celebrations of Shakespeare's 450th year?

Come to the 5th floor of Bizzell Library to view rare books relating to the Bard of Avon, including The Second Folio (1632) and works on history and science from the 16th and 17th centuries.

Mon.- Fri.    8 am - 4:45 pm


Books on display are from the

History of Science Collections

and the

John and Mary Nichols Rare Books and Special Collections



Exhibit developed with the assistance of Jessie Beckett

Shakespeare 450 Brochure

Galileo (1564-1642)



Shakespeare (1564-1616)



Shakespeare 1632

Shakespeare in Context

 William Camden's history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth (London,1630)


 Also on display: Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of 1577