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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.

Palace of Wisdom • ca. 1680

“Tabula VII” of a suite of 17th century engravings graphically representing contemporary science and philosophy.

Contes pour les Bibliophiles • 1895

Contes pour les Bibliophiles par Octave Uzanne & Albert Robida. Paris: Ancienne Maison Quantin, Librairies-Imprimeries Reunies, 1895. Call number: (Ex) 3295.27.326q. Front cover illustration by George Auriol.

Noah’s Art: Designing Arks for Children

Noah’s Ark Toys For centuries the story of the flood in Genesis 6-9 has been an inspiration to toymakers.

Noah’s Art: Designing Arks for Children

Noah’s Ark Toys For centuries the story of the flood in Genesis 6-9 has been an inspiration to toymakers.

Tabula Cebetis

Justus Velsius (1502-1582). In Cebetis Thebani Tabulam commentariorum libri sex (Lyon, 1551). Call number: 2011-0654N See a brief description of the Tablet of Cebes.

Cotsen Children’s Library Closed for Renovations, 7/23/12-8/5/12

The Cotsen Children’s Library will be closed from July 23rd  – August 5th for projects that are part of the larger renovation of Firestone Library. The gallery will reopen on Monday, August 6th. We look forward to seeing you then!

Cotsen Children’s Library Loans MOMA Materials for Exhibition

 The “Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900–2000″ will run from July 29–November 5, 2012. For more information about the exhibition, visit the MOMA site.   Toyen (Marie Cerminová), (b. Czechoslovakia, d.

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