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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 …

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.

Mudd’s blog is featured on the main Princeton University website

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.

ACLU Collection and Mudd Library are highlighted in the recent Princeton Alumni Weekly

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.

A more welcoming feeling for a renovated Firestone

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.

Cool stuff happening within technical services at the Mudd Library

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 …

Congrats to the winners of the Special Performance Recognition Awards!!!!!

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.

Paine Books, Pamphlets Digitized

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

RBSC Firestone Closed for July 4th Holiday

Firestone Rare Books and 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 Rare Books and Special Collections, including the Seeley G.

Greek Medal Exhibition Opening, Thursday, May 31, 4 p.m., RBSC, Firestone Library

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 Rare Books and Special Collections, Firestone Library, on Thursday, May 31, at …

The final curatorial tour for the exhibition “Capping Liberty” on May 31st at 2:30 pm

The tour will be held in the Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library on Thursday, May 31, at 2:30 p.m.