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Mudd Library’s Exhibit on Princeton’s Role in the Civil War Featured in the Trenton Times

The exhibit, “Your True Friend and Enemy: Princeton and the Civil War,” makes clear that friends on both sides of the divide struggled to remain friends. It shows that faculty members edged carefully around provocative discussions.

RBSC Immanuel Velikovsky Papers Noted in ‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’

By Michael D. Gordin, professor of history at Princeton University, The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 17, 2012. In 2005, Firestone Library at Princeton University announced the opening of the Immanuel Velikovsky Papers to researchers.

New Exhibit on Princeton and the Civil War Opens on 9/17/12 at Mudd Library

“Your True Friend and Enemy”: Prince­ton and the Civil War, a new exhi­bi­tion at Prince­ton University’s See­ley G.

Gallery Tour of “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Maps” on Sunday, September 9th

A tour will be held this Sunday, September 9th at 3 pm in the RBSC Main Gallery.

RBSC’s Woodrow Wilson Exhibit Featured on

A new exhibit at the Princeton University Library, “The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America,” examines that momentous election and the New Jersey governor and former president of the university who was its eventual victor.  Full Story….

RBSC Firestone Closed for Labor Day Holiday – Will Reopen on Fall Hours Schedule

RBSC will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 3, 2012.  We will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th.  At this time, our fall hours will begin.

Optical Devices on Display in the RBSC Reception Area

Optical Devices are now on display in the reception area at the end of the Main Gallery in Firestone.

Mudd is in the New York Times!

The New York Times recently ran an article about how universities are using YouTube to introduce college life and academic expectations to students.  Dan Linke, University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers of Mudd Library, is featured in this short clip …

Art Walk, TODAY, August 2nd from 5-8 pm

Exhibitions “The Election for Woodrow Wilson’s America”, Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, 2nd floor “A Fine Addition: New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections”, Main Gallery, Firestone Library, 1st floor  On display In Cotsen’s lobby case, ther

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 …

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.

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.

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.