Treasures of American history featured in Princeton exhibition – Opening Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

From a first-hand account of Colonial life in Jamestown to a wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth following President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, a Princeton University Libraryexhibition opening Friday, Feb. 22, will trace the American experience from 1607 to 1865. Several items from Princeton’s collections will be on display for the first time.

“A Republic in the Wilderness: Treasures of American History From Jamestown to Appomattox” will feature nearly 100 of the library’s finest holdings of American historical manuscripts, autograph letters, rare books, maps, photographs and other materials from the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) and Scheide Library.  Read more.

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14. February 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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