Celebrating 150 years of Alice in Wonderland

"Queen Alice" from the first edition of Through the Looking Glass, from the Milner Library Special Collections.

Lewis Carroll’s famed book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland turns 150 this year. Professor of English Jan Susina gives insight into the famed story that Milner Library will celebrate with an exhibit from Special Collections.

Clyde Beatty Circus Collection acquired

Photo from circus donation

The Milner Library Special Collections and Rare Books Room at Illinois State University is honored to announce the donation of the Clyde Beatty Collection, a gift of Dave and Mary Jane Price.

Making it work: Maureen Brunsdale

image of Maureen Brunsdale

Maureen Brunsdale oversees a treasure. She protects its more than half a million pieces shelved in Special Collections of Milner Library. And, more than anything, she wants to share that treasure with the world.