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TLS highlights Zelda’s Sketches of Scott

Anne Margaret Daniel *99 w’ 86, who teaches literature at the New School University in New York and is writing about F.

Carlos Fuentes and Latin American Literary Archives at Princeton

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 Daily Princetonian is digitized and keyword searchable

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.

From the Archives: During Great Depression bank holiday, ‘Prince’ issued its own currency

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.

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an exhibition of a selection of historically important piec

RBSC Firestone Participates in Third Art Walk on May 3, 2012

ArtWalk, Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 5-8 pm, the Main and Milberg Galleries will be open in Firestone Library, Rare Books and Special Collections – A Fine Addition, New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections, Capping Liberty: The Invention of …

The Princeton University Archives is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on the theme of Women at Princeton!

Prince­ton Alumni Weekly high­lights ‘She Roars’ conference By Cass Cliat, Pub­lished in the April 25, 2012, issue WHO: Interested University community members (students, graduate students, professors, staff, community).  Limited to 15 participants; please RSVP before Wed

Hid­den Trea­sure: Unex­pected ­Dis­cov­er­ies in Fire­stone Library

Princeton Alumni Weekly highlights recently discovered Gwen John watercolors and other discoveries in the Manuscripts Division over the past two decades: Hidden Treasure: Unexpected ­Discoveries in Firestone Library By Jennifer Altmann, Published in the April 25, 2012, is

Obscura Day – Faces from the Past: Death Masks at Princeton University, Saturday, April 28

Faces from the Past:  A Viewing of Death Masks from the Laurence Hutton Collection Exhibition Gallery, Firestone Library, Princeton University  12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Opening lecture and reception: “Observational and Imaginary Anatomy” by Eugene S. Flamm, Class of 58

April 22, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. in Betts Auditorium On Sun­day, April 22, Dr.

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.