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Cuneiform Collections in the Princeton University Library – Now on Display from Oct 2-8, 2012

Ancient Mesopotamian clay tablets with cuneiform writ­ing, dat­ing back over 4,000 years, will on dis­play in the Fire­stone Library’s Eighteenth-Century Win­dow from Octo­ber 2 to 8.

Art Walk is TODAY, Thursday,October 4, 2012 at 5-8 pm

EXHIBITIONS “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Map”, Main Gallery, Fire­stone Library, 1st floor “The Elec­tion for Woodrow Wilson’s Amer­ica”, Mil­berg Gallery, Fire­stone Library, 2nd floor In addition, cuneiforms from the Fertile Crescent are on  display.

Cotsen Children’s Library Featured in The Princeton Packet

Journal a forum of young writers DATE POSTED: Thursday, September 27, 2012 7:05 PM EDT By Anthony Stoeckert, Packet Media Group It’s no surprise that a new literary journal is being published in Princeton, but somewhat unexpected is a publication …

Come Join Us for the Next Art Walk, Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5-8 pm

EXHIBITIONS “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Map”, Main Gallery, Fire­stone Library, 1st floor “The Elec­tion for Woodrow Wilson’s Amer­ica”, Mil­berg Gallery, Fire­stone Library, 2nd floor Come join us!

Lecture, “Woodrow Wilson’s Journey to the White House”, September 23rd at 2 pm

Come to the opening lecture, “Woodrow Wilson’s Journey to the White House” with A. Scott Berg ’71 on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2 pm in the James M.

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 NJ.com

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

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.

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