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Princeton’s Mudd Manuscript Library primarily contains the University Archives, documenting University life, administration and research, and the Public Policy Papers collection, containing rare and unique items from 20th-century American governance.
A 10-year renovation is sweeping through Firestone Library — one so ambitious, it amounts to a thorough interior redesign of the 430,000-square-foot landmark at the heart of Princeton’s campus.
A few years ago, University archivist Dan Linke was leading an undergraduate history seminar through Princeton’s collection of papers of the American Civil Liberties Union, housed in Mudd Library. After showing the students documents relating to Brown v.
Maureen Callahan: Maureen has been supervising the final inventory work for the Bill Bradley papers, working with Dan Linke on an exhibit about Woodrow Wilson and the 1912 election, and writing help text for the new finding aids site (along …
We are delighted to announce that a group of staff from the Department of Rare Books & Special Collections has been given one of the University’s new Special Performance Recognition Awards.
More than 235 years after Thomas Paine challenged the American colonists to free themselves from British rule in his treatise “Common Sense,” history buffs around the world can study Paine’s rousing words and other Revolutionary-era texts through the Princeton University
Firestone Special Collections will be closed (reading room and galleries) on Wednesday, July 4th for the holiday. We will reopen on Thursday, July 5th at 8:45 am (reading room) and 9:00 am (galleries). Happy Holiday!
Curatorial Tour of “A Fine Addition: New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections”, 2 pm, Friday June 1st
This exhibition highlights recent additions to the holdings of the Department of Special Collections, including the Seeley G.
There will be a reception for the opening of the exhibition of medals of modern Greece curated by Mary Thierry, Class of 2012, in the Boyd Room of the Department of Special Collections, Firestone Library, on Thursday, May 31, at …
The tour will be held in the Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library on Thursday, May 31, at 2:30 p.m.
From Princeton Pause featuring our own University Archivist Dan Linke.
Anne Margaret Daniel *99 w’ 86, who teaches literature at the New School University in New York and is writing about F.
In 1995 the Princeton University Library acquired the papers of the acclaimed Mexican author Carlos Fuentes (1928–2012), whose passing on May 15 has been marked internationally by all who admired his major contributions to modern literature and his role a
The Princeton University Archives, working in conjunction with the Princeton University Library Digital Initiatives, has nearly completed a monumental project that will change the way researchers investigate University history.
Following President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s declaration of a four-day nationwide bank holiday during the Great Depression, The Daily Princetonian issued its own currency in denominations of 25 cents.
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