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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. The program will be in Guyot Hall … Continue reading

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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! Endowed from … Continue reading

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Teaching the Untouchable: Rare Books Education in Elementary School Classrooms

Rare books and elementary school classrooms…can the two mix? The answer is yes, absolutely. For seven years, Dana Sheridan, Education & Outreach Coordinator, has had tremendous success bringing collections education to New Jersey schools. To date, over 14,000 children have … Continue reading

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“Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888” Celebrates New Jersey’s 350th

“Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888” opens in the Main Gallery of Firestone Library, Princeton University, on Saturday, August 16. Commemorating the 350th anniversary (1664-2014) of the naming of New Jersey, this exhibition introduces viewers to … Continue reading

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From a Thankful Nation: Latin American Medals & Orders in the Robert L. Ross Collection

In celebration of the two-hundredth anniversary of Latin America’s wars of independence, the Princeton University Library has mounted a dramatic display of medals and orders that illustrate the recognitions awarded to soldiers and civilians in the form of wearable insignia. … Continue reading

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