William L. Clements Library

Current Exhibits

Exhibit hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Fridays.

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Alcove Exhibit:

“Over There” With the American Expeditionary Forces in France During the Great War

November 2, 2018 — April 26, 2019

Approximately two million men and women served with the American Expeditionary Forces overseas during the First World War. Over 53,000 of them died from combat. The William L. Clements Library exhibit “Over There” With the American Expeditionary Forces in France During the Great War aims to present the experiences of the men and women of the American Expeditionary Forces who served in France. Visitors have the opportunity to view both paper and three-dimensional objects relating to the First World War including: a gas mask, a doughboy helmet, censored letters, an internal communique received by Douglas MacArthur while commander of the 84th Infantry Brigade, and many more items.


Semi-Permanent Exhibit: "Collecting the Clements Library, 1903-2016."

This exhibit tells the story of collecting at the Clements Library from William L. Clements' original efforts to the current day.