What: Exploring Minnesota’s Natural History
When: June 8 through September 23, 2015
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library and Atrium Galleries
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Beginning in 1872 the Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey, the departments of Botany and Zoology, and the Bell Museum of Natural History sought to document the natural state of Minnesota. This exhibit introduces many individuals who documented and studied Minnesota’s natural environment between the 1870s and 1940s and showcases the natural wonders of the state.
The exhibit will also highlight the online availability of the University of Minnesota Archives natural history collections.