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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

Obscura Day – Faces from the Past: Death Masks at Princeton University, Saturday, April 28

Faces from the Past:  A Viewing of Death Masks from the Laurence Hutton Collection Exhibition Gallery, Firestone Library, Princeton University  12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Opening lecture and reception: “Observational and Imaginary Anatomy” by Eugene S. Flamm, Class of 58

April 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in Betts Auditorium On Sun­day, April 22, Dr.

Applying “More Product, Less Process” to very large collections: Mudd archivist presents at professional conference

Recently project archivist Adriane Hanson presented some of her work at the recent spring conference of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) (www.marac.info) in Cape May, NJ.

Crest of Sir Andrew Fountaine (1676-1753)

His library sold at Sotheby’s, June 11, 1902. ❧ Crest and spine at right: Cotton, Charles, 1630-1687. Scarronnides: or, Virgile travestie. A mock-poem. In imitation of the fourth book of Virgils Aeneis in English, burlesque … London, Printed by E.

Ex Libris Adr. Jos. Havé

❧ Ownership stamping of Adrien-Joseph Havé (1740-1817) on spine of: Holbach, Paul Henri Thiry, baron d’, 1723-1789. La contagion sacrée; ou, Histoire naturelle de la superstition. Ouvrage tr. de l’anglois. … Londres, 1768. (Ex) BF1410.xH6.

Princyclopedia, April 14th, 10am – 3pm

No registration required. Open to the public and free of charge. All ages Here comes Princyclopedia, Cotsen’s huge, annual event where we bring a book to life through a multitude of hands-on projects, activities, live shows, and demonstrations.

Princeton Alumni Weekly — “From Princeton’s Vault”

“From Princeton’s Vault” is a regular feature of the Princeton Alumni Weekly.  The University Archives were recently featured in Our Man on the Titanic  By W. Barksdale Maynard ’88 (Published in the April 4, 2012) .

2012 Winners of the Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

The winners of the 2012 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize were announced at the Friends of the Princeton University Library’s winter dinner on March 25, 2012.

Most used Princeton theses

Dear Mr. Mudd, I was wondering what is the most popular/most requested senior thesis in the University Archives collection?

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