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The Daily Princetonian is digitized and keyword searchable

The Princeton University Archives, working in conjunction with the Princeton University Library Digital Initiatives, has nearly completed a monumental project that will change the way researchers investigate University history.

The Daily Princetonian is digitized and keyword searchable

The Princeton University Archives, working in conjunction with the Princeton University Library Digital Initiatives, has completed a monumental project that will change the way researchers investigate University history.

Marked up by Maurice: Unique Copies of Sendak’s Works in Cotsen

The passing of Maurice Sendak this week prompted a review of Cotsen’s holdings for a few special things to share with his many admirers. The artist at work. Else Holmelund Minarik. A Kiss for Little Bear. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.

Marked up by Maurice: Unique Copies of Sendak’s Works in Cotsen

The passing of Maurice Sendak this week prompted a review of Cotsen’s holdings for a few special things to share with his many admirers. The artist at work. Else Holmelund Minarik. A Kiss for Little Bear. Pictures by Maurice Sendak.

Cypher of Comte Henri Siméon (1803-1874)

Comte Henri Siméon had a distinguished public career during the Second Republic and the Second Empire. He also devoted years to translating Horace; his work published during his final years.

From the Archives: During Great Depression bank holiday, ‘Prince’ issued its own currency

Following President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s declaration of a four-day nationwide bank holiday during the Great Depression, The Daily Princetonian issued its own currency in denominations of 25 cents.

Bookplate designed by Ze’ev Raban

Bookplate designed by Ze’ev Raban. “From the books of Batya and Shlomo Greenberg.” On front pastedown of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869). Letters …,edited, with an introduction and notes, by Rabbi David Philipson.

Armorial bookplate dated 1739: Francis Massy, Esq. of Rixton, Lancashire

“Francis Massy, lord of the manors of Rixton and Glazebrook, born 1703, and who died unmarried 28 September 1748, when the family became extinct.

Armorial bookplate: Valentin Ferdinand von Gudenus (1679-1758)

Armorial bookplate of Valentin Ferdinand von Gudenus (1679-1758). Engraving signed “A. Reinhardt” (likely to be ‘the elder’, ca. 1676-1742). Pasted on verso of title page of Hugo Grotius, Annales et historiæ de rebus Belgicis.

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an exhibition of a selection of historically important piec

RBSC Firestone Participates in Third Art Walk on May 3, 2012

ArtWalk, Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 5-8 pm, the Main and Milberg Galleries will be open in Firestone Library, Special Collections – A Fine Addition, New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections, Capping Liberty: The Invention of …

Binder’s ticket: Padeloup. Relieur du Roy.

❧ “Relié par Padeloup Relieur du Roy, place de Sorbonne à Paris” pasted at foot of title page of Représentation des fêtes données par la ville de Strasbourg pour la convalescence du Roi à l’arrivée et pendant le séjour de …

The Princeton University Archives is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on the theme of Women at Princeton!

Prince­ton Alumni Weekly high­lights ‘She Roars’ conference By Cass Cliat, Pub­lished in the April 25, 2012, issue WHO: Interested University community members (students, graduate students, professors, staff, community).  Limited to 15 participants; please RSVP before Wed

Hid­den Trea­sure: Unex­pected ­Dis­cov­er­ies in Fire­stone Library

Princeton Alumni Weekly highlights recently discovered Gwen John watercolors and other discoveries in the Manuscripts Division over the past two decades: Hidden Treasure: Unexpected ­Discoveries in Firestone Library By Jennifer Altmann, Published in the April 25, 2012, is

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