Category Archives for Exhibition

Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Writing Desk Goes On Display

Peter N. Heydon ’62 Gift of Browning Artifacts Firestone Library Eighteenth-Century Window Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00-5:00; Saturday – Sunday, 12:00-5:00 The Princeton University Library is pleased to announce that Peter N. Heydon, Princeton Class of 1962, has made several important … Continue reading

21. March 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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Woody Allen Exhibition Extended Through November 17

Campus visitors and faculty and students returning from Fall Break still have a chance to view a selection of Woody Allen film scripts on display in the Firestone Library.  The exhibition, “Woody Allen: The Screenwriter at Work,” will continue through Sunday, … Continue reading

03. November 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Found in Firestone

Whenever a building gets turned inside out, unexpected mementos of its past inhabitants are sure to emerge. The renovation of Firestone Library, a project scheduled to continue to 2018, has involved the demolition of several areas and the discovery of … Continue reading

14. October 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Original Art for The Great Gatsby Dust Jacket on Display

Beginning Friday, May 17, and continuing through Saturday, June 1, 2013, the public is invited to the Firestone Library to view the original art for the dust jacket of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first edition of The Great Gatsby. The gouache … Continue reading

17. May 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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