Author Archives: Rare Books and Special Collections

In Defense of Comics: A Daring Voice in a Senior Thesis

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections welcomed members of the Class of 1957, who were back in Princeton for a formidable 60th Reunion last week, with an exhibition of comic books dated from the 1940s and 1950s. Selected … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for April and May 2017

New finding aids include the following: Albert Bensoussan Correspondence with Latin American Writers (C1561) The collection consists mainly of the professional and personal correspondence of French translator and writer Albert Bensoussan and various Latin American and Spanish authors, including Alfredo … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for February and March 2017

New finding aids include the following: A.C. McClurg & Co. Letters from F. G. Browne to C. F. Cazenove (C1553) Consists of 47 letters from F. G. Browne on behalf of the Publishing Department at Chicago-based American publisher A.C. McClurg … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for January 2017

New finding aids include the following: Marc Gaede Papers (C1436) Marc Gaede (1946- ) is an American photographer, environmental activist, and teacher based in California. The collection consists of Gaede’s black-and-white photographs of the American West and Southwest, correspondence, contracts, … Continue reading

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New Finding Aids for November and December 2016

New finding aids include the following: Blanckley Family Papers (C1542) Consists of family correspondence and documents (1813-1890) of the Blanckley family, centering on Henry Stanyford Blanckley (1752-1820), British consul in Algeria and the Balearic Islands, and his children and grandchildren. … Continue reading

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