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New Finding Aids for October 2017

New finding aids include the following: Princeton Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA) Oral History Project (AC465) The Princeton LGBTQIA Oral History Project launched in the spring of 2017 as a partnership between the LGBT C

New Finding Aids for September 2017

New finding aids include the following: Elma Sant’Ana Collection of The Mucker Papers (C1566) The collection consists of the personal letters, household notes, religious records, military and commercial reports of The Mucker, an immigrant German-Brazilian religious commun

New Finding Aids for June, July, and August 2017

New finding aids include the following: 360 Photographs of American Scenery Collected by Norman Selfe on the Spots Represented in 1884 (C1573) Consists of a photograph album containing over 300 photographs of urban and rural locations in North America, Hawaii, …

In Defense of Comics: A Daring Voice in a Senior Thesis

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections welcomed members of the Class of 1957, who were back in Princeton for a formidable 60th Reunion last week, with an exhibition of comic books dated from the 1940s and 1950s.

New Finding Aids for April and May 2017

New finding aids include the following: Albert Bensoussan Correspondence with Latin American Writers (C1561) The collection consists mainly of the professional and personal correspondence of French translator and writer Albert Bensoussan and various Latin American and Spa

New Finding Aids for February and March 2017

New finding aids include the following: A.C. McClurg & Co. Letters from F. G. Browne to C. F. Cazenove (C1553) Consists of 47 letters from F. G. Browne on behalf of the Publishing Department at Chicago-based American publisher A.C.

New Finding Aids for January 2017

New finding aids include the following: Marc Gaede Papers (C1436) Marc Gaede (1946- ) is an American photographer, environmental activist, and teacher based in California.

New Finding Aids for November and December 2016

New finding aids include the following: Blanckley Family Papers (C1542) Consists of family correspondence and documents (1813-1890) of the Blanckley family, centering on Henry Stanyford Blanckley (1752-1820), British consul in Algeria and the Balearic Islands, and his chi

New Finding Aids for October 2016

New finding aids include the following: 1st Canadian Regiment, Continental Army, Payrolls and Muster Rolls (C1537) Consists of forty-three payroll sheets and fifteen muster rolls, dating from 1776 to 1780, of the 1st Canadian Regiment, which supported colonial efforts dur

Attention Students: Submit Your Essay to Win the 2016-2017 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

Are you an avid collector of books, manuscripts, or other materials found in libraries? If so, consider submitting an essay about your collection for a chance to win the Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize!

New Finding Aids for September 2016

New finding aids include the following: Chester W.

New Finding Aids for July and August 2016

New finding aids include the following: The Anscombe Society Records (AC442) The Anscombe Society is a student organization founded at Princeton University in 2005 with the stated mission to affirm the importance family, marriage, and a proper understanding for the …

Adler Prize Winner Receives 2016 National Collegiate Book Collection Contest Essay Award

Congratulations to recent alum, Samantha Yosim (nee Flitter), Class of 2016, who became the first Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize winner to receive an award in the National Collegiate Book Collection Contest.

Wild Lives: Catesby, Audubon, Lear, and Ford — October 16, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Please join us for Wild Lives: Catesby, Audubon, Lear, and Ford: an afternoon of talks sponsored by the Cotsen Children’s Library, the Graphic Arts Collection, and the Friends of the Princeton University Library.

New Finding Aids for May and June 2016

New finding aids include the following: A. Frederick Gerstell Collection of Military Materials (MC286) A. Frederick Gerstell is a member of the Princeton University Class of 1960.

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