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Princeton Acquires Landmark Medieval Egyptian Coin Collection

Princeton University has just acquired the Richard Undeland Collection of Mamluk coins as part of its goal of building a comprehensive study collection of the coinage of the medieval Mediterranean.

“The part of this pamphlet which is best executed is the little engraving upon the title-page.” – The London Magazine (October, 1772)

Sir Amorous Whimsy; or, The Disappointed Macaroni. A Poetical Tale. London, Sold by T. Evans, No. 54, Pater Noster, Row, 1772. Call number: (EX) 3598.999 v.58 no. 1 Not in ESTC. Only one copy recorded in WorldCat (this copy).

Save the Date: Info Session for Adler Book Collecting Prize, November 12, 2013

An informational session introducing the Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Firestone Library.

Woody Allen Exhibition Extended Through November 17

Campus visitors and faculty and students returning from Fall Break still have a chance to view a selection of Woody Allen film scripts on display in the Firestone Library.

A 15th Anniversary Spectacle of Skeletons

Fifteen years ago today Cotsen opened its gallery doors to the public.   Perhaps we should have drawn people into the space with a seasonal spooktacular, but the previous day’s ribbon-cutting took all the wind out of our sails.  So here …

A 15th Anniversary Spectacle of Skeletons

Fifteen years ago today Cotsen opened its gallery doors to the public.   Perhaps we should have drawn people into the space with a seasonal spooktacular, but the previous day’s ribbon-cutting took all the wind out of our sails.  So here …

2013-2014 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

  Deadline for Entries: Monday, December 2, 2013 The Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize is endowed from the estate of Elmer Adler, who for many years encouraged the collecting of books by Princeton undergraduates.

USS Princeton

On October 24th, 1944 the U.S.S. Princeton (CVL-23) sank during battle. The University Archives here at Mudd Library holds the U.S.S.

Walt Whitman’s Railroad Journey West Goes Online

Manuscript notes made by Walt Whitman during a four-month railway journey through the West have been digitized and are now available online in the Princeton University Digital Library: http://pudl.princeton.edu/objects

Woody Allen: The Screenwriter at Work

Firestone Library is pleased to be exhibiting a selection of Woody Allen’s film scripts in conjunction with the question-and-answer session with the celebrated American movie director, screenwriter, and author in Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium on Sunday, Oct

Salt Lake City: Picturesque and Descriptive

The Princeton Collections of Western Americana recently acquired a complete, nine-part set of Salt Lake City: Picturesque and Descriptive, published by the Art Publishing Company in 1889.

Mario Vargas Llosa Visits Papers

The celebrated Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (2010), recently visited the Department of Special Collections with his son Álvaro Vargas Llosa, a writer and commentator on Latin American and international affairs.

New data about an Elizabethan stationer

anno 1569 . februarye 13 .,. L[awrence] Graham owneth me and bought me of Jhon Judson Stacyoner in paules church yard, at the signe of the Hedghogge, anno, 1569 ., John Judson, Stationer in London, 1542?-1589? [per K.F.

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