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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?

Moe Berg, Class of 1923: Baseball Player, World War II Spy

The Manuscripts Division has recently received a large portion of the personal papers of Morris “Moe” Berg (1902–1972) as a gift from Dr. William Sear.

Peck Shahnamah Goes Online

The Peck Shahnamah (Islamic MSS, 3rd series, no. 310), which is the finest Persian illuminated manuscript among nearly 10,000 Islamic manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, is the most recent addition to the Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts.

Book Adoption Party, March 25, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library invites you to join Library curators and conservators for the third Book Adoption Party, Sunday, March 25, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Chancellor Green Rotunda.

University Archives featured in Princeton Alumni Weekly

Every few weeks the Princeton Alumni Weekly focuses one segment of the magazine to highlight items from the Princeton University Archives entitled "From the Vault."

Conrad Richter: A Simple Man?

The Manuscripts Division is pleased to announce that it has received the remainder of the papers of American author Conrad Richter (1890-1968) as a bequest from the estate of his daughter, Prof. Harvena Richter, of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Historical Chinese-language Children’s Literature at the Cotsen Children’s Library

普林斯顿大学寇岑儿童图书馆的中文馆藏简介 The Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University holds a historical and international research collection of children’s books and materials in over thirty languages, including more than 45,000 items of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese cu

Princeton Alumni Weekly Highlights Moe Berg Papers

The current edition of the Princeton Alumni Weekly features an article on the papers of Moe Berg: In Moe Berg’s Papers, Glimpses of a Puzzling Figure. To find out more about the Berg papers, see Moe Berg, Class of 1923.

Historical Chinese-language Children’s Literature at the Cotsen Children’s Library

普林斯顿大学寇岑儿童图书馆的中文馆藏简介 The Cotsen Children’s Library at Princeton University holds a historical and international research collection of children’s books and materials in over thirty languages, including more than 45,000 items of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese cu

Stanley Kunitz: A Poet’s Life

“My dismay at the clutter on my desk is offset by my zest for the hunt among my papers.  At an age when I should be putting my house in order, I keep accumulating bits of information, not for any …

Dissertations in Dataspace policy temporarily changed

The Graduate School’s policy of having dissertations submitted into DataSpace, the University’s Open Access repository, has been changed temporarily, pending resolution of some outstanding questions.

Scholarship Available for Graduate Students

The Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library invites students enrolled in all departments of Princeton University's Graduate School to compete for the Prize for Outstanding Scholarship by a Graduate Student.

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