Join in the fun, as we celebrate Lowell Thomas' 125th birthday!
Take a “selfie” in each location (with the location clearly visible and identifiable) and tweet or post to Facebook with the #MARISTARCHIVE #LOWELLTHOMAS
1. An entire building on the Marist campus is dedicated to this person born on April 6, 1892. Which building is it?
2. In which building could Lowell Thomas have sheltered his pony as a boy?
3. Lowell Thomas built an enormous fireplace at his home, Quaker Hill, where on campus can you find a working fireplace?
4. If Marist were to screen an “Out of This World” film, where on campus could you watch it?
5. Where on the Marist campus would you find Lowell Thomas’ “Nine Old Men” playing?
6. Lowell Thomas was an avid sportsman. Where would he go if he were alive today to work out and stay in shape?
7. During his visit to Tibet, Lowell fell from a horse on a mountain pass and broke his leg. Students will soon be able to study a field of Science that would have helped him recover. In what building will they be learning these skills?
8. In what display are there cameras, and a microphone showing the different media types Lowell used throughout his career?
9. When Lowell returned from Tibet he brought back several artifacts to share with everyone. If he were to have an exhibition today, which building space would he use?
10. Lowell Thomas was credited for creating a cinema experience much like IMAX today. Where can you find and entire display dedicated to this?
Once you have tweeted or posted all your “selfies” go to the Archive and Special Collections on the first floor of the library to see if you have won a prize!