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Thursday, February 01 - Saturday, June 15
Beyond the Byline: Erma Bombeck’s Story
In Person
Repeats every day, All Day
Location: Roesch Library, Stuart and Mimi Rose Gallery

Erma Bombeck (1927–1996) was a trailblazing humor writer, bestselling author and syndicated columnist who found and developed her writing voice as a University of Dayton student. In this engaging exhibit, her multifaceted life and legacy are told through the Erma Bombeck Papers, including correspondence, notes, photographs and even her typewriter. Bombeck’s witty observations and roles of writer, housewife, feminist, humorist, mother, activist, philanthropist, columnist and pioneer are inseparably linked and continue to connect us to her story. View more information.

Open Feb. 1 through June 15 during Roesch Library building hours. Visitors need a University of Dayton ID to enter the Roesch Library building Sunday through Thursday after 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday after 6 p.m.

Beyond the Byline will be closed:

  • Feb. 24
  • March 16-17, 23, 29-31
  • May 4-5
Contact Information:
Name: University Libraries
Phone: 937-229-4234