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Willa's In the World!

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

We were delighted to open our all-new major exhibition, The New York World of Willa Cather, last night in the Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery. The exhibition is now open to the public anytime the Library is open through the end of August 2018. More about Willa Cather's New York and what you'll see here.

Jay Yost, a member of the Willa Cather Foundation Board of Governors, with a panel discussing Cather's use of the Library

Left: Cather scholar Andrew Jewell, professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and contributor to the exhibition catalog, introduces Cather's New York.

Right: Member Elisabeth DeNitto looks at a case of archival materials about Willa Cather.

Exhibition designer Doreen Pastore, Chair of the Board Carol Collins Malone, and member Helen Houghton with the exhibition catalog.

The catalog offers a look at Cather's Library membership by Head of Exhibitions Harriet Shapiro and an essay by Prof. Jewell about her life in New York, plus rare photographs. Catalogs are available at the Circulation Desk for $10.