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Late last year, the Mudd Manuscript Library was granted an award by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize our most-used Public Policy collections, serve them online, and create a report for the larger archival community about cost
The Princeton Collections of Western Americana recently acquired 36 nineteenth and twentieth-century folding pocket maps of the American West (primarily published by Rand McNally).
John Dean Book-binder & Stationer at the Sign of Dean Swift in Front Street between Walnut & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Binds & Sells all sorts of Stationary Wares. Journal, Bill-book, Sale-book, Ledger. Adams, Sc.
The University Library’s Archival Description Working Group has won another award for its efforts in finding new ways to deliver information about our collections to our users.
Benjamin Franklin’s sister, Mrs Jane Mecom, is the subject of a captivating article by Jill Lepore in The New Yorker for July 8 & 15, 2013. [link].
Gordon William Lillie, better known as Pawnee Bill, began his entertainment career in “Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show” serving as the interpreter and coordinator for the Pawnee Indians.
Checklist of Western Medieval, Byzantine, and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library Now Online
Click to open or download PDF: “Checklist of Western Medieval, Byzantine, and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Princeton University Library and the Scheide Library.” The Department of Special Collections has very significant holdings of western medieval, Byzantine, and …
In October 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, Adlai Stevenson spoke the most famous line of his career. The former Illinois governor and two-time presidential candidate was the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations.
We are pleased to announce that the Princeton Collections of Western Americana have joined Twitter.
In each of the last two springs, several staff of the Mudd Manuscript Library and other members of the Department of Special Collections have judged at the regional qualifier of the National History Day competition held on …
Front cover Back cover Cooper’s Yankee, Hebrew and Italian Dialect Readings and Recitations. Compiled and Arranged by George Cooper. New York: Wehman Bros., © 1891. Call number: (Ex) 2006-2272N. Gift of Sid Lapidus ’59.
Summer Renovations In light of the library’s importance in teaching and research at Princeton, the University has committed to a comprehensive renovation of the Firestone Library that began in 2010 and is scheduled to be completed in September 2018.
On Sunday June 6th,1993 at 2pm students were seated in the University Chapel to hear the remarks of Baccalaureate speaker Garry B. Trudeau, cartoonist and creator of Doonesbury.
On June 6th, 1996, as part of the University’s 250th Anniversary celebration, U.S.
A recent addition to Princeton’s Manuscripts Division and Collections of Western Americana, the Drake Bros.
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