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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

13. November 2014 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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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

15. August 2014 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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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

19. February 2014 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Nova Caesarea & the 350th Anniversary of the Naming of New Jersey

To commemorate the 350th anniversary (1664-2014) of the naming of New Jersey, Princeton University Library will publish Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666–1888 in the summer of 2014.  An order form with pre-publications discounts for both the trade and … Continue reading

06. December 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Save the Date: Info Session for Adler Book Collecting Prize, November 12, 2013

An informational session introducing the Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Firestone Library. John Delaney, Curator of Historic Maps, will showcase select treasures from the Historic Maps Collection and discuss … Continue reading

05. November 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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