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This Week in Princeton History for February 14-20
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, Paul Pry insults New Jersey, student journalists interview the “sphinx of Watergate,” and more.
C is for Cotsen
It's time for the annual #ColorOurCollections, hosted by the New York Academy of Medicine! Each year libraries, archives, and cultural institutions around the world share free coloring sheets based on their collections.
This Week in Princeton History for February 7-13
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a junior defends the disproportionate number of Jews rejected in the Bicker process, students complain about seating arrangements in lecture halls, and more.
A Shaggy Dog Story’s Best for Winter: Neil Gaiman’s Fortunately the Milk
More dreary weather forecast for the Northeast this week… Time for a tale to lift the spirits that’s completely unbelievable with illustrations to match, a pretty rousing collaboration between Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell.
Caught Between Tradition and Transformation: Princeton University’s Black Athletes in 1985
Princeton University is an institution self-consciously steeped in tradition, sometimes to an extent that even relatively recent innovations can feel like they’ve been going on for centuries.
The time was summer. The place was Wisconsin. Katie was shopping at an antique mall when she discovered The Good Fortune Cookie (Chronicle Books, 2015) inside a dealer nook.
This Week in Princeton History for January 31-February 6
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the matriculation process is explained, local women report on their efforts to keep students from drinking, and more.
J. K. Rowling’s The Christmas Pig: An Instant Classic?
Crowning a classic upon publication is a pretty speculative business. This has not stopped Scholastic from touting J. K.
Special Collections Summer Fellowship for Firestone Library
Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections is excited to offer the Special Collections Summer Fellowship hosted at Firestone Library (previously the Archival Residency for Manuscripts Division Collections) again for 2022.
John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship
The Mudd Manuscript Library, a unit of Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections, offers the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellowship for one graduate student (or recent graduate) each year.
The late Floyd Cooper wins a 4th 2022 Coretta Scott King Award for Unspeakable
In honor of the 2022 Coretta Scott King award given posthumously to Floyd Cooper by , here is the tribute to Mr. Cooper posted this summer.
The Professor of Shadowology
It began with a spontaneous teacup doodle, and has steadily grown into printed postcards, calendars, two excellent books (Shadowology and Shadow World), and a dedicated Instagram following!
This Week in Princeton History for January 24-30
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, an alum urges Americans to put the Civil War behind them in order to defeat a new mutual enemy, the local newspaper advocates scrapbooking, and more.
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