For the People

Haricombe Gallery, Watson Library

"For the People" commemorates the 150th anniversary of KU Libraries' induction into the Federal Depository Library Program and promotes access to government information within KU Libraries' collections.

Exhibit Partners

KU Institute for Policy and Social Research
1541 Lilac Lane, Blake Hall Room 607
Lawrence, KS 66045

KU Debate
1440 Jayhawk Blvd., Bailey Hall Room 102
Lawrence, KS 66045

Opening Reception

Recording:  Opening Reception Panel moderated by Reggie Robinson, Vice Chancellor of Public Affairs

Panel Participants:

  1. Lester Randall -- Kickapoo Tribal Chairman
  2. Michael McGrew -- CEO, McGrew Real Estate
  3. Kathryn Nemeth Tuttle -- Associate Vice Provost Emerita
  4. Donna Ginther -- Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Economic Policy

Opening Reception Images


Exhibition Materials

Gallery Photographs

By Kevin L. Smith -- Dean of Libraries

Related Events

Gallery Lecture Series

Richard L. Graham - Government Issue:  Comics for the People
March 27, 2019 | 2:30-3:30 pm | Watson Three West

KU Debate Team - Mock Debate and Q&A
April 26, 2019 | 9:30-11:00 am | Watson Three West


Citizen Science Day 2019

April 13, 2019 | University of Kansas

The KU Libraries Exhibits Program promotes the creative scholarship of our campus community, highlights the strength of the libraries' collections, and works in partnership with cultural venues internal and external to KU.

1.5 million visits a year at 7 library locations
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection
—American Library Association
KU ScholarWorks offers access to more than 13,000 items created by KU faculty and students
An international leader in the open access movement
Users check out nearly 300,000 items every year
Users access more than 3.3 million articles online each year
More than 111,000 scores, books, sound recordings, and other volumes in Music & Dance Library
Anschutz Library serves as KU’s 24-hour study facility for students
More than 700 Vosper Society members support the mission of KU Libraries
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
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