PUL acquires rare 1933 vocal score of Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

1933 vocal score


Princeton University Library has acquired an extremely rare 1933 vocal score of Dmitri Shostakovich’s opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. This acquisition, funded by the Friends of the Princeton University Library, marks only the fifth recorded copy of this edition held by libraries in the West.

Cotsen Children's Library to celebrate reopening of public gallery, Bookscape, on Saturday, Apr. 28



The Cotsen Children’s Library will celebrate re-opening its public gallery, Bookscape, on Saturday, April 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with arts and crafts activities and literary-themed giveaways for children. 

Fintan O'Toole Lecture: Renowned Irish columnist and literary scholar to present a lecture on Nobel Prize and Academy Award winner George Bernard Shaw, entitled "Bernard Shaw and the Uses of Celebrity"

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Fintan O'Toole

Fintan O’Toole Lecture: "Bernard Shaw and the Uses of Celebrity"
May 1, 2018 at 5 p.m.
Friend Center (Room 101)

Sign up for a workshop on digital files & materials with the Society of American Archivists

Princeton University Library's Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) has arranged to host two Society of American Archivists (SAA) workshops this spring. SAA supports the needs and interests of archives and archivists across North America. 


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