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University Archives Launches Digital Repository of Senior Theses

 Written by Lynn Durgin 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 …

Furry & Fabulous

Why be a hamster when you can be...a GLAMster! With the proper hat, accessories, and a stunning pair of sunglasses, become a hamster who is sure to get noticed.

This Week in Princeton History for September 1-7

For last week’s installment in our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its students and alumni, click here.

Shadow Play

We made these fantastic shadow puppets as part of To Be Continued, our chapter book story time for kids ages 6-8. We had just finished reading The Books of Elsewhere: The Shadows by Jacqueline West (Dial, 2010).

Tick Tock Squeak

This friendly grandfather clock houses a squeaky surprise. A sweet little sock mouse that curls up with a pillow, blanket, and piece of cheese!

This Week in Princeton History for August 25-31

Here at the Princeton University Archives we love to bring the history of the school, students and alumni to life by sharing what happened “This Week in Princeton History,” which will be an ongoing series here on our blog.

Kamishibai

Looking to shake up your story time with something different? Please consider kamishibai!

Collector’s condition???

In the 6th edition of John Carter’s essential ABC for Book Collectors (1980), it is noted on p.

Collector’s condition???

In the 6th edition of John Carter’s essential ABC for Book Collectors (1980), it is noted on p.

What the ’L : an Historiated Initial from the 1540s-1550s

This historiated initial ‘L’ appears at the beginning of the edition of Livy’s Decades published by Johann Herwagen in Basel in September 1555.

Hercules and the Nemean Lion • Lyons, 1490

Woodcut on leaf A1 of Raoul Lefèvre Le Recueil des histoires de Troyes (Lyons: Michel Topié and Jacques Heremberck, 10 Oct. 1490). Goff L-114. [Call number (ExI) Item 6921096].

“Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888” Celebrates New Jersey’s 350th

“Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888” opens in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library, Princeton University, on Saturday, August 16.

Papyrological Institute at Princeton University Library

The Princeton University Library is hosting the Papyrological Institute (July 7-August 8), an intensive five-week summer course for graduate students in Classics, History, and other disciplines.

Grimm, an artist’s book and more

  Above are two recently purchased acquisitions.

Grimm, an artist’s book and more

  Above are two recently purchased acquisitions.

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