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The Library's exhibition program includes site-based and online exhibitions. For online, see those listed in the array of links below. Site-based include: 1) the Cotsen gallery, 2) the Firestone lobby, 3) the main Firestone gallery, 4) Mudd Library, and 5) small, display case exhibitions at such libraries as the Marquand Art Library. The Cotsen Children's Library includes 'Bookscape' and some changing exhibition cases focused on children's books. At Mudd, materials from the collections are displayed in various lobby cases, in online galleries, and in the exhibition gallery of the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at 65 Olden Street. All exhibitions are free and most are open to the general public. The Firestone main exhibition is under renovation starting in mid-July 2015.
Learning to Fight, Fighting to Learn: Education in Times of War
An examination of higher education in wartime at Princeton University and beyond from the French and Indian War to the Vietnam War
On display from November 6, 2017 to June 30, 2018
Since its founding, Princeton University has been shaped by every major war, whether it took place on American soil or halfway around the world. Most colleges and universities in the United States have had to address their role during wartime. Traditional college students are at the prime age of enlistment, and when war loomed, academic institutions looked for the best ways to continue to educate students while also preparing them for combat. The Princeton community has borne the demands of conflict from the colonial period forward.