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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.

New Finding Aids for March and April 2016

New finding aids include the following: Sir Stuart Samuel Travel Diary (N-000359) This diary, written by British politician Sir Stuart Montagu Samuel (1856-1926), documents a visit that he and his brother, Herbert Samuel, made to the United States and Canada …

New Finding Aids for February 2016

New finding aids include the following: C. Leroy Ellenberger Correspondence Concerning Immanuel Velikovsky (C1518) Consists of the correspondence of C.

New Publication: The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

Minjie Chen, Project Cataloger for the East Asian collection of the Cotsen Children’s Library, just published her thesis The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield with Routledge.

New Finding Aids for January 2016

New finding aids include the following: Students for Prison Education and Reform Records (AC429) [entirely born-digital] Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) is a student organization that works to empower students to advocate for prison reform on issues such

New Finding Aids for November and December 2015

New finding aids include the following: La verite des sciences natureles, circa 1605 (C0938 no.

New Finding Aids for October 2015

New finding aids include the following: C. Herrin “Columbia River Scenery” Photographs (C1512) Consists of 13 mounted albumen card photographs from Oregon photographer D. C.

Nova Caesarea Awarded the Arline Custer Memorial Award

In 2014, to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, RBSC published Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888 by curator of historic maps John Delaney.

Submit Your Essay to Win the 2015-2016 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

Attention Princeton Students: 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 2015

New finding aids include the following: Thomas Colchie ’64 Collection on Jorge Amado (C1450) The collection consists of twenty-four audio cassette recorded interviews conducted by Thomas Colchie (Princeton University alumnus, Class of 1964) of or about Brazilian writer Jo

New Finding Aids for July and August 2015

New finding aids include the following: Rodolfo Alonso Correspondence and Photographs (C1439) Rodolfo Alonso is an Argentine poet, translator, essayist, and editor.

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