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Rotch Library Exhibit

Geology, Exploration, Tourism, and Architecture

100 Years of the Grand Canyon National Park

August 1, 2019 - September 30, 2019

This year the Grand Canyon National Park is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. This exhibit looks at four areas regarding this spacious ecological world wonder: geology, exploration, tourism and other impacts, and the woman “architect,” Mary Colter. 2019 also marks the 150th Anniversary of geologist John Wesley Powell’s remarkable adventure down to and through the Canyon.

Curated by Chris Sherratt, Michael Noga, and Kai Alexis Smith, MIT Libraries

Exhibit located in the reading room panels and cases.