Exhibition Illuminates Rich History of River Running

“Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau” celebrated with event at the U’s Marriott Library

“July 9, 2013 – If you’ve ever taken a river trip and fallen in love with the experience, you will especially appreciate the “Rivers and Dams of the Colorado Plateau,” an exhibition featuring materials from the Utah River Running Archives at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library. The public is welcome to attend an opening reception and speaking event on Tuesday, July 16, and the exhibition, which will be on display until September 1.

Founded in 1985, the Utah River Running Archives consists of a wealth of materials chronicling the history of river running in the Intermountain West. Oral histories, photographs, films, publications and manuscripts paint a lifetime of stories surrounding the love for recreation on the Colorado River system.”

For details, read the full press release.

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