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Art Walk is on Thursday, December 6th from 5-8 pm – Come see this exhibit at Firestone!

Come see this exhibit at Firestone in the Milberg Gallery – “The Elec­tion for Woodrow Wilson’s Amer­ica”. And this exhibit in the Main Gallery – “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Maps” .

Come join the PLAS Lecture by Javier Guerrero on Tuesday, December 4th – 12pm – 216 Burr Hall

In this presentation, Javier Guerrero examines the relationship between archive and plasticity through an exploration of the archive of the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, housed at the Firestone Library.

“One of the finest covers of the early Victorian period” – Ruari McLean

Recently added to the Robert F. Metzdorf Collection of Victorian Bookbindings : Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies, (London: Longman & Co., 1846). Call number: ExMe 3864.9.349.13.

Penumbral Eclipse of the Heart

by: Amanda Pike A penumbral lunar eclipse took place earlier this morning, the last of four eclipses observed this year. Unfortunately, here in Princeton, the eclipse was not visible since it began after moonset.

Revised Dissertation Embargo Policy in Effect

The new policy for the Publication, Access, and Embargoing of Doctoral Dissertations, which was approved on May 14, 2012, is now in full effect.

RBSC Firestone Holiday Hours

GALLERIES (Main, Milberg, and Cotsen) Wednesday, 11/21/12 9-5 pm Thursday, 11/22/12 CLOSED Friday, 11/23/12 12-5 pm (Normal hours will resume for the galleries on Saturday, 11/24/12 and Sunday, 11/25/12 from 12-5 pm.) DULLES READING ROOM Wednesday, 11/21/12 9-4:45 pm Thur

Bonfire!!!

UPDATE!! Following the Princeton Victory over Yale this weekend we will have yet another BONFIRE this Sunday, November 24th at 7pm. In the meantime, check out our blog from last year about the history of the tradition.

Curator’s Tour of “First X, Then Y, Now Z” – December 2, 2012 @ 2 pm

Please join LETC and John Delaney for a tour of the current exhibit in the main exhibition gallery at Firestone Library, “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Maps”.   We will meet in the main exhibition gallery at Firestone.

New Cotsen Publication: “Paint Like Peter Rabbit”

There’s a new pamphlet available free of charge to visitors of the gallery of the Cotsen Children’s Library.  It’s a coloring book designed by Mark Argetsinger that reproduces eight illustrations from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit Painting Book(London: Frederick Warne &am

Before Sandy, there was Gloria and David: Hurricane damage on campus.

As many are still recovering from Hurricane Sandy here at Princeton and throughout the east coast we take a look at how the University survived past super storms and hurricanes.

Original 18th century circulating library wrappers

George Buchanan (1506-1582). The History of Scotland, from the Earliest Accounts of that Nation, to the Reign of King James VI. translated from the Latin of George Buchanan. In two volumes. Edinburgh: Printed by A. Donaldson and J. Reid.

New Cotsen Publication: “Paint Like Peter Rabbit”

There’s a new pamphlet available free of charge to visitors of the gallery of the Cotsen Children’s Library.  It’s a coloring book designed by Mark Argetsinger that reproduces eight illustrations from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit Painting Book (London: Frederick Warne &a

New Cotsen Publication: “Paint Like Peter Rabbit”

There’s a new pamphlet available free of charge to visitors of the gallery of the Cotsen Children’s Library.  It’s a coloring book designed by Mark Argetsinger that reproduces eight illustrations from Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit Painting Book (London: Frederick Warne &a

Editing the world’s online encyclopedia: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Three

On October 19th, 2012 staff members of Mudd Manuscript Library once again opened the doors and archives for the purpose of composing and  editing Princeton University-related articles on Wikipedia.

Cotsen Library is in the New York Times – Beatrix Potter Letters Exhibited at the Morgan Library

By Edward Rothstein Published: November 1, 2012 The New York Times, Art & Design Section It was such a long time ago; and in another world,” Beatrix Potter writes, in a handwriting not all that different from the one she …

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