November 2011 Archives

Come One and All


Political cartoonist Thomas Nast is well represented in Princeton's Graphic Arts collection. This wood engraving, "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," appeared in the November 20, 1869, Harper's Weekly. To view more of Nast's work, visit the University's Digital Library at

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Image courtesy of Graphic Arts Collection, Princeton University Library

Artful Conversation

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With William Hogarth's engravings of 18th-century London as a backdrop, Scheide Scholar Peter Perdue '13 and Charlie Puttkammer '58 conversed at a recent 1746 Society reception held in Firestone Library. The society, of which Puttkammer is a member, recognizes those who have included the University in their planned gifts or estate plans.

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Princeton's computer-aided systems lab (CASL) features a program called Zeomics, an automated computational method for characterizing three-dimensional porous networks of microporous materials, including those called zeolites. Among the ways zeolites are useful: replacing harmful phosphates in laundry detergents. Learn more about CASL at

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Getting to Know You


At a recent reception of past and present Scheide Scholars in Firestone Library, Mark Ha '13 greeted William Scheide '36; University Librarian Karin Trainer, left, listened to their friendly exchange. In the 1920s, members of the Scheide family endowed two scholarships at Princeton.

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Photo by T. Kevin Birch