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The World of George Eliot

Special Collections is featuring the work of eminent Victorian novelist George Eliot (Marian/Mary Anne Evans) in a small case exhibit celebrating the 200th anniversary of her birth on Nov. 22, 1819. “The World of George Eliot” showcases first editions of her major novels, like Middlemarch, Silas Marner, and The Mill on the Floss. The exhibit …

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Victorian Leisure: Games

Special Collections has just digitized a set of books of games from Victorian England. From charades and riddles to group party games and homemade toys, these books illustrate the types of home-based entertainment which were popular among children and adults in the 19th century. Find and try a game your ancestor might have played, or …

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Victorian literature collections at Brigham Young University

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections has a fabulous collection of Victorian literature. The foundation of this collection was acquired by farsighted curators in the 1960s. This image shows university and library administrators receiving the donation of a 3,000 volume Victorian literature collection. It takes skill and passion to develop these wonderful collections and Brigham …

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