Featured Collection

  • Posted on: Monday, 29 October 2018 - 12:17pm
    William Boulton Dixon. From the Class Reunion Books Collection, University Archives, Princeton University LibraryThis month marks the centenary of the death of William Boulton Dixon, a 1915 Princeton University alumnus whose name is on a unique memorial collection at Princeton University Library....
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 3:35pm
    Photo by Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library Written by Jessica Terekhov, graduate student in the Department of English A recent gift to the Princeton University Library opens a time capsule from the university’s remote past. At the dawn of America’s...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 6 September 2018 - 1:45pm
    Written by Don Skemer, Curator of Manuscripts  The Manuscripts Division is pleased to announce that the Benjamin Taylor Collection of Philip Roth Materials (C1609) is now available for research. Philip Roth (1933-2018) was one of the foremost American authors of his time. His published works...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 9:26am
    Princeton University Library has begun a nearly comprehensive collection of current newspapers published for African American audiences.Photo by Steven Knowlton, Princeton University Library   Written by Steven Knowlton, Librarian for History and African American Studies Princeton University...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 8 May 2018 - 11:28am
      Written by Thomas Keenan, Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Librarian  Princeton University Library has assembled a collection of illustrated Soviet popular-song sheet music from the 1920s. The 180 pieces in this collection, all labeled as “published by the author,” are from the NEP (...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 27 July 2017 - 2:04pm
    July 20, 2017. Staff in the East Asian Library celebrated on July 20 the arrival of copies of the new Pulinsidun Daxue Tushuguan cang Zhong wen shan ben shu mu. In English: Catalog of Chinese Rare Books Held in the Princeton University Library. Tom Ventimiglia, Martin Heijdra and Cao Shuwen proudly...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 4 August 2015 - 9:09am
    The Video Library, formerly known as the Humanities Resource Center (HRC), will be moved from its current location at East Pyne to a temporary location in Firestone Library.  This move is scheduled for August 5th (Wednesday).  A former classroom on B floor (B-2J and B-3J) will be the new home for...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 11:58am
    Through a joint project of the University Archives, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Office of Information Technology, senior theses for the Classes of 2013, 2014, and all future classes will be collected and made accessible to the campus community via Princeton University’s digital...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 12 June 2014 - 5:25pm
    On July 2, Princeton University Library patrons may borrow circulating materials from Johns Hopkins University through the Borrow Direct network. The Borrow Direct service enables PUL patrons to search the library catalogs of Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania...
  • Posted on: Monday, 2 December 2013 - 2:41pm
    The Taller de Gráfica Popular (known as TGP) was founded 1937 by the talented Mexican artists Leopoldo Méndez, Luis Arenal, and Pablo O'Higgins. The TGP became the first self-supporting art workshop in Mexico to create and publish their own work. Unidad obrera en torno al programa de Ruiz Cortines...
  • Posted on: Thursday, 10 October 2013 - 6:43pm
    The Class of 2013 senior theses are now available on DataSpace at Princeton University. Senior theses are accessible in full-text, digital format from any Princeton-networked computer. Theses can be searched using text (such as the author’s name, advisor’s name, or words in the title), or browsed...
  • Posted on: Wednesday, 2 January 2013 - 12:00am
    The Princeton University Library is pleased to announce the awarding of a NEH grant to support the creation of an open-access, research collection of avant-garde art, music and literary periodicals, 1848-1923, named after Vasily Kandinsky's painting Blue Mountain (Der blaue Berg, 1908-09,...