Tricks and Treats for Richter’s 50th Anniversary

A student grabs a treat on her way out of the Otto G. Richter Library

The Otto G. Richter Library continued its 50th Anniversary celebration with a Halloween exhibition and treats available to students and guests.
On display for Halloween is a small sampling of Special Collection’s The Jackie Gleason Collection that deal with the supernatural and ghostly. Books such as Haunted Houses by CG Harper, Ghostology by William Danmar, and Occult Digest, a Monthly for Everyone from 1925 were on display. Also on view is William Danmar’s Ghostology, where Danmar hypothesizes on the science of ghosts. This exhibition will be on display until Monday, November 5.
As a treat, cookies and candies were available to students and guests at the Library’s circulation desk.
The event was part of Otto G. Richter Library’s on-going 50th Anniversary celebrations. This year Otto G. Richter at the University of Miami celebrates 50 years of supporting scholarship, research, and discovery this fall. Today, the Library offers students and researchers one of the most comprehensive information resources in the Southeast and continues to build its print, multimedia, and networked information resources at a robust pace. The Library promotes the humanities with year-round exhibitions in which exceptional and unique items are displayed and provides noteworthy cultural programming that includes prominent guest speakers from around the world.