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Join Us on March 5 for James McPherson’s Lecture on the Civil War for “A Republic in the Wilderness”

Join us at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 5, in McCormick Hall Room 101, for a lecture on the Civil War by James McPher­son, the George Henry Davis 1886 Pro­fes­sor of Amer­i­can His­tory, Emer­i­tus. Professor McPherson’s lecture will be followed … Continue reading

01. March 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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“Wanted Poster” No Longer Still At Large

The latest issue of Town Topics, Princeton’s weekly community newspaper, highlights a recently discovered “Wanted Poster” for John Wilkes Booth following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln: “Lincoln Assassination ‘Wanted Poster’ Discovered at Princeton University Library” The broadside was discovered while researching … Continue reading

21. February 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Times of Trenton Highlights 18th Century Handel Acquisition

Princeton University Library is pleased to announce the acquisition of an eighteenth-century scribal score of George Frideric Handel’s three-act opera Berenice, copied by a contemporary Handel copyist (“S2”) from the composer’s autograph manuscript.   The acquisition is highlighted on the front … Continue reading

28. January 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Curator’s Tour of “First X, Then Y, Now Z” — January 12, 2013 @ 3 pm

Please join John Delaney, Curator of Maps, for a tour of the cur­rent exhibit in the main exhi­bi­tion gallery at Fire­stone Library, “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Land­mark The­matic Maps”.   The tour will meet in the main exhi­bi­tion gallery … Continue reading

11. January 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Truly Grimm – Storytelling on Sunday, December 9th in Cotsen

The Council of the Friends of the Princeton University Library invites you to a storytelling by Susan Danoff ’75 & Tara McGowan ‘90 in honor of the Bicentary of the publication of Grimms’ Fairy Tales on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 3:30pm in … Continue reading

06. December 2012 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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