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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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Art Walk is on Thursday, December 6th from 5-8 pm – Come see this exhibit at Firestone!

Come see this exhibit at Firestone in the Milberg Gallery - “The Elec­tion for Woodrow Wilson’s Amer­ica”. And this exhibit in the Main Gallery - “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Landmark Thematic Maps” .

29. November 2012 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Come join the PLAS Lecture by Javier Guerrero on Tuesday, December 4th – 12pm – 216 Burr Hall

In this presentation, Javier Guerrero examines the relationship between archive and plasticity through an exploration of the archive of the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas, housed at the Firestone Library. The archive contains the successive rewritings of Arenas, a tendency that … Continue reading

29. November 2012 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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