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Mudd Technical Services Meeting Minutes: June 2012

Mudd Technical Services Meeting Minutes – June 2012 Maureen Callahan Maureen has finished managing the Princeton Weekly Bulletin digitization project – this resource is now available online.

Cotsen Research Projects: Vienna Secessionist Book Illustration for Children

Note: The Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections, which are awarded via a competitive application process.  Researchers usually offer a short informal talk or presentation t

Cotsen Research Projects: Vienna Secessionist Book Illustration for Children

Note: The Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the research collections, which are awarded via a competitive application process.  Researchers usually offer a short informal talk or presentation t

The Mysterious Mother

Horace Walpole (1717-1797). The Mysterious Mother: a tragedy by the Hon. Horace Walpole (Late Lord Orford); with the Author’s Postscript. London : Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell Court, for Ann Lemoine, White-Rose Court, Coleman Street, and J. Roe, No.

Coronelli & Nolin, Le Nouveau Mexique… (Paris, c.1687)

Vincenzo Maria Coronelli and Jean Baptise Nolin. Le nouveau Mexique, appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata, avec partie de Californie selon les memoires les plus nouveaux. A Paris: Chez J.B.

Early American History in the Livingston and Delafield Family Papers

Could an empty box have a story to tell? One such box does.

Art Walk, TODAY, August 2nd from 5-8 pm

Exhibitions “The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America”, Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, 2nd floor “A Fine Addition: New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections”, Main Gallery, Firestone Library, 1st floor  On display In Cotsen’s lobby case, ther

The American Civil Liberties Union’s Early History in Documents

Today, we begin a series of blog entries in a new category American Civil Liberties Union History covering the ALCU’s early history.  Written by Samuel Walker, a professor emeritus in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska …

Cotsen Children’s Library Participates in Scavenger Hunt – August 2nd, 5-7 pm

Although the Cotsen gallery is currently closed due to the Firestone library renovation, they are participating in the Historical Society of Princeton’s scavenger hunt for kids as part of the August Artwalk.

RBSC Galleries Open for Art Walk, 5-7 pm, August 2, 2012

RBSC will be open for the August 2nd Art Walk from 5-7 pm.  Come stop by and see our new exhibit, “The Election for  Woodrow Wilson’s  America” recently opened on July 23, 2012 in the Milberg Gallery, 2nd Floor Firestoone …

The founding of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1920

by: Professor Samuel Walker School of Criminal Justice University of Nebraska at Omaha This is the first part in a series that was introduced earlier.

14,000 and counting: “Bound in the Vellum manner”

On front paste-down of An account of the constitution and present state of Great Britain, published in London by John Newbery “The Purchasers of Books bound in the Vellum manner are desired to observe that they are sewed much better …

Excellent Review of “Greek Manuscripts at Princeton, Sixth to Nineteenth Century: A Descriptive Catalogue”

Sofia Kotzabassi, Nancy Patterson Ševčenko, and Don Skemer, Greek Manuscripts at Princeton, Sixth to Nineteenth Century: A Descriptive Catalogue. Princeton: Princeton, University Press, 2010. Pp. xxix, 304; 279 color figs. $195.

The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America – New Exhibition Open at The Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library

The 1912 U.S. pres­i­den­tial elec­tion was a turn­ing point for pro­gres­sivism, both for the nation and for Woodrow Wil­son.  An exhi­bi­tion now open at the Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity Library illus­trates this remark­able elec­tion and the life of the man who won it.

The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America

The 1912 U.S. presidential election was a turning point for progressivism, both for the nation and for Woodrow Wilson.

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