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This site is a digital complement to the physical exhibition, “Censored: Wielding the Red Pen,” displayed at the University of Virginia Library’s McGregor Room in Alderman Library from September 2000 through February 2001. The exhibition was curated by Melinda Baumann, Electronic Information Services Librarian for the Reference and Information Services Department, Alderman Library, with contributions and assistance from Benjamin Levy (CLAS '01), Dan Costanzo (Ph.D. History '99), Mary Prendergast, Michael Tuite, John Baumann, and Dave Rodgers. The site is housed at the University of Virginia.

 The site contains images of rare original materials, manuscripts, books, photographs, artwork, and more. The site has been created to enable public access to these materials in support of teaching, research, and scholarship. Educational institutions or affiliated individuals, school teachers, news organizations, and members of the public are all welcome to link to individual images or other content posted on the site and to download selected material for the above-authorized purposes.

 Acknowledgment should be given to the site as follows: Censored: Wielding the Red Pen, Exhibition © 2000 Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.


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Texts: Unattributed text in this exhibition is the work of Melinda Baumann and the curatorial team and is © 2000 Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia.

Images: Most of the images are from the collections of the University of Virginia. Others were generously contributed by private individuals, public institutions, and other entities. Where known, the original photographer or source of the image is identified. For any items created and owned by the University of Virginia, high-resolution images should be requested from Digital Curation Services at

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