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Unformatted text preview: 1 Despite Beloit College’s small campus, I have not yet stopped learning new and interesting things about this small plot of land I now call home. It was not until last year that I actually stepped into the famous “Cube” for a project I did in my Cultural Approaches to Math class on the Inca quipu. I had heard many things about the several museums Beloit has to offer, but I never took any interest in them, but I had no idea what they had to offer. A museum can be a tremendous resource to a college for multiple subjects, and even more so when the museum is actually on the college campus. Even after taking several tours of the Godfrey Museum and finding out what it possessed, I still did not know what it used to hold or how it obtained its current impressive collection. The book “Treasures of Beloit College” is a compilation of essays written by various museum aficionados, and it tells of the extensive and interesting history of the college’s museums. My personal favorite text in the book is the sixth and final chapter of the book called “A Century of...
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- Fall '05
- Anthropology, Museology, Beloit College