02/14/2011 - Valentine's Exhibit in the History of Sciences Collections

A new exhibit in the lobby of the History of Science Collections is entitled "A Valentine’s Celebration: Matters of the Heart from Science, Stage & Story.  This is a joint exhibit featuring works from the History of Science Collections, the John and Mary Nichols Collection, and the Harry W. Bass Business History Collection.  Works on display feature the science of love, chocolate, the rituals of love, the anatomy of the heart, tales of romance from American and British Literature, famous scientific couples, and the romance of science.  No appointment is necessary; the exhibit will be available for viewing until the end of February.  The exhibit is open during the regular hours of the History of Science Collections, which is located on the 5th floor of Bizzell Memorial Library.  For accommodations on the basis of disability, please call (405) 325-2741.