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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.

May 2012: The Senior Thesis

From Princeton Pause featuring our own University Archivist Dan Linke.

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