New exhibit opens at Forsyth Library

02/02/12 jgm

HAYS, Kan. -- Forsyth Library at Fort Hays State University has announced a new exhibit on display on the top floor of the library donated by Del Ruff, Hutchinson native and graduate of Pittsburg State University.

"The Ruff India Collection" is artifacts from Bombay, India and Ceylon that were collected by Ruff's father Glenn Ruff, who graduated from Fort Hays State University in 1929 and served in the American Red Cross, Military Welfare, from 1943-1945.

Among the artifacts are coconut wood, ebony and ivory elephants, brass bowls, silver jewelry, and an antique snake charmer's flute.

The exhibit may be viewed during library hours Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to midnight, Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 1 p.m. to midnight.

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