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Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Writing Desk Goes On Display

Peter N. Heydon ’62 Gift of Browning Artifacts Firestone Library Eighteenth-Century Window Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00; Saturday – Sunday, 12:00-5:00 The Princeton University Library is pleased to announce that Peter N.

“A New View of Richard Halliburton’s Sea Dragon”

On March 3, 1939, the celebrated American travel writer Richard Halliburton (1900-39), Class of 1921, set out in the Sea Dragon, his new 75-foot Chinese junk, on what would turn out to be his final adventure.

“Peter N. Heydon ’62 Gift of Browning Artifacts”

The Manuscripts Division is pleased to announce that Peter N. Heydon, Class of 1962, has made several important gifts, which are now on view in Firestone Library’s Eighteenth-Century Window.

Looking at the West: Buffel-Jagter, 1855.

A sixteen-page Swedish chapbook on buffalo hunting, taken from George Catlin, and illustrated with a wood engraving signed “L.G.” Number eight in the publisher’s series, “Natur.- och Jagt-hist.”  

Looking at the West: Buffel-Jagter, 1855.

A sixteen-page Swedish chapbook on buffalo hunting, taken from George Catlin, and illustrated with a wood engraving signed “L.G.” Number eight in the publisher’s series, “Natur.- och Jagt-hist.”  

Nicholson’s Circulating Library

Booklabel of Nicholson’s Circulating Library on front paste-down of Joseph Harris, The Description and use of the Globes and Orrery. … The Sixth Edition. London: Printed for Thomas Wright, mathematical instrument-maker, at the Orrery near Water-Lane, and E.

House of Cards? Or, the Case of the Queen of Hearts and Her Tarts…

‘You’re nothing but a pack of cards!’  –Alice Alice’s assertion, at the end of the climactic confrontation with the Queen of Hearts in the trial scene in Alice in Wonderland, dramatically brings the proceedings to an close…  But it also …

House of Cards? Or, the Case of the Queen of Hearts and Her Tarts…

‘You’re nothing but a pack of cards!’  –Alice Alice’s assertion, at the end of the climactic confrontation with the Queen of Hearts in the trial scene in Alice in Wonderland, dramatically brings the proceedings to an close…  But it also …

“New Pictures … from off Wooden Prints … With Verses applicable to each Print” • ca. 1750

Happy marriage. (London : Printed and sold by R. Marshall … , ca. 1750). Call number: (EX) Item 6699052q Description of a Bad Wife. ([London: R. Marshall, ca. 1750]).

Mexico in the 1880s

The Western Americana Collection recently acquired an album of ninety-one photographs of scenes in Northern and Central Mexico in the 1880s.  The images present city views, street scenes, cathedrals, and various merchants and workers.

Mexico in the 1880s

The Western Americana Collection recently acquired an album of ninety-one photographs of scenes in Northern and Central Mexico in the 1880s.  The images present city views, street scenes, cathedrals, and various merchants and workers.

Records Management and University Archives: Perfect Together

The job of the Princeton University Archives is to keep in perpetuity the University records that should be kept, and the University Records Manager, Anne Marie Phillips, helps to identify them.  She also helps offices determine how long non-permanent records must be …

Records Management and University Archives: Perfect Together

The job of the Princeton University Archives is to keep in perpetuity the University records that should be kept, and the University Records Manager, Anne Marie Phillips, helps to identify them.  She also helps offices determine how long non-permanent records must be …

Records Management and University Archives: Perfect Together

The job of the Princeton University Archives is to keep in perpetuity the University records that should be kept, and the University Records Manager, Anne Marie Phillips, helps to identify them.  She also helps offices determine how long non-permanent records must be kept

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