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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 …

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

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

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.

Book Adoption Party, March 25, 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library invites you to join Library curators and conservators for the third Book Adoption Party, Sunday, March 25, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Chancellor Green Rotunda.

Princeton Alumni Weekly Highlights Moe Berg Papers

The current edition of the Princeton Alumni Weekly features an article on the papers of Moe Berg: In Moe Berg’s Papers, Glimpses of a Puzzling Figure. To find out more about the Berg papers, see Moe Berg, Class of 1923.

Western Americana in the Classroom and Beyond

Dur­ing the fall term of 2011, Pro­fes­sor Martha Sandweiss, His­tory Depart­ment, and Brian Just, Art Museum Cura­tor of the Art of the Ancient Amer­i­cas, co-taught a course enti­tled “Arti­facts, Images, and His­tory: The Amer­i­can South­west.” The course explored Nat

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