The University of Virginia in 100 Objects

Featuring items from the permanent collections of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, the Rotunda, the Alumni Association, private collectors, and more, The University of Virginia in 100 Objects commemorates the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial. The one hundred artifacts included represent moments from two centuries of UVA history in an exhibition that ranges across space as well as time–you can find seventy-nine objects in the galleries of the Harrison Institute/Small Special Collections Library, and twenty-one more may be found at sixteen satellite sites around Grounds.  Based on the book Mr. Jefferson’s Telescope (UVA Press, 2017), 100 Objects is an exhibition is coordinated by the University of Virginia Library with support from the University of Virginia Bicentennial and funding provided by the Alumni Board of Trustees.