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Presentation to Johann Martin, Freiherr von und zu Aichelburg

Stamped in silver on front cover: “Dem Wolgebornen Herrn, Herrn Johann Martin Freyherrn von und zu Aichelberg, Herrn auf Zassenegg, und Rodenhoffen, einer löbl. Laa.

Mudd Library’s Exhibit on Princeton’s Role in the Civil War Featured in the Trenton Times

The exhibit, “Your True Friend and Enemy: Princeton and the Civil War,” makes clear that friends on both sides of the divide struggled to remain friends. It shows that faculty members edged carefully around provocative discussions.

Bookplate of Johann Christian Georg Bodenschatz (1717-1797)

Bookplate of Johann Christian Georg Bodenschatz (1717-1797), German Protestant theologian.

The Many Faces of Little Red Guards

One strength of the Cotsen Library is Chinese-language children’s magazines published during the twentieth century.

The Many Faces of Little Red Guards

One strength of the Cotsen Library is Chinese-language children’s magazines published during the twentieth century.

RBSC Immanuel Velikovsky Papers Noted in ‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’

By Michael D. Gordin, professor of history at Princeton University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 17, 2012. In 2005, Firestone Library at Princeton University announced the opening of the Immanuel Velikovsky Papers to researchers.

Photographs of the Battle of Antietam in General George McClellan’s Papers

On September 17, we mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam (1862), fought in Maryland near Sharpsburg and Antietam Creek between the armies of the Union Major General George B. McClellan and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

New Exhibit on Princeton and the Civil War Opens on 9/17/12 at Mudd Library

“Your True Friend and Enemy”: Prince­ton and the Civil War, a new exhi­bi­tion at Prince­ton University’s See­ley G.

“Princeton: America’s Campus” Lecture with Barksdale Maynard

The author of “Princeton: America’s Campus” will host a discussion with The New Jersey Historical Commission later this month.

“Your True Friend and Enemy”: Princeton and the Civil War

Civil War exhibition reveals sectional fissures within college and town. “Your True Friend and Enemy”: Princeton and the Civil War, a new exhibition at Princeton University’s Seeley G.

Gallery Tour of “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Maps” on Sunday, September 9th

A tour will be held this Sunday, September 9th at 3 pm in the RBSC Main Gallery.

RBSC’s Woodrow Wilson Exhibit Featured on NJ.com

A new exhibit at the Princeton University Library, “The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America,” examines that momentous election and the New Jersey governor and former president of the university who was its eventual victor.  Full Story….

Redesigned Finding Aids Site Now Live

The Finding Aids site for Princeton University Library’s Department of Special Collections has been completely overhauled and enhanced with many new features to make it easier to search through our holdings.

The Birth of the Civil Liberties Bureau and The National Civil Liberties Bureau,1917-1919

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.

RBSC Firestone Closed for Labor Day Holiday – Will Reopen on Fall Hours Schedule

RBSC will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 3, 2012.  We will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th.  At this time, our fall hours will begin.

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