UVA Library: "Global Collections: Engaging the World"

Sir Fitzroy Maclean
Scottish adventurer, Sir Fitzroy Maclean (1911-1996)–one of the likely prototypes for Ian Fleming’s James Bond–traveled the world as diplomat, soldier, politician, and author. In the 1930s, he was posted to Moscow and observed Kremlin show trials of Stalin’s accused political enemies.

The University of Virginia Library displays "Global Collections: Engaging the World," an exhibition featuring "rare and unique international materials that reflect the lives of diplomats, missionaries, artists, and others, whose occupations and passions have led to remarkable foreign encounters. The record of these individuals’ travels illuminates the meaning and consequences of cross-cultural experiences." UVA Central
Grounds, next to Alderman and Clemons Libraries. 243-2184.

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