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Mellon Grant Awarded to Explore “The Archaeology of Reading”

  The Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries*, in partnership with University College London’s Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL), and the Princeton University Library, have been awarded a $488,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to implement “The … Continue reading

15. July 2014 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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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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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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RBSC Statement Regarding Recent J. D. Salinger News Story

J. D. Salinger’s unpublished short story “The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls” has been in the news since November 27, 2013, when a copy of Three Stories (London, 1999) was sold on eBay and then scanned and uploaded without the authorization of … Continue reading

03. December 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Princeton Acquires Landmark Medieval Egyptian Coin Collection

Princeton University has just acquired the Richard Undeland Collection of Mamluk coins as part of its goal of building a comprehensive study collection of the coinage of the medieval Mediterranean. The Undeland Collection was purchased for the University’s Numismatic Collection, … Continue reading

14. November 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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