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Adler Prize Winner Receives 2016 National Collegiate Book Collection Contest Essay Award

Congratulations to recent alum, Samantha Yosim (nee Flitter), Class of 2016, who became the first Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize winner to receive an award in the National Collegiate Book Collection Contest. Sponsored by The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of … Continue reading

08. September 2016 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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New Publication: The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

Minjie Chen, Project Cataloger for the East Asian collection of the Cotsen Children’s Library, just published her thesis The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield with Routledge. Her book investigates how the history of the … Continue reading

08. February 2016 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Nova Caesarea Awarded the Arline Custer Memorial Award

In 2014, to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the naming of New Jersey, RBSC published Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State, 1666-1888 by curator of historic maps John Delaney. The work was a substantial updating of John … Continue reading

03. November 2015 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Versailles on Paper: A Graphic Panorama of the Palace and Gardens of Louis XIV

  Opening Lecture: Dr. Ian Thompson,author of The Sun King’s Garden and Reader in Landscape Architecture at Newcastle University, at 3:00 p.m. on 14 February 2015 in 101 McCormick Hall, sponsored by the Department of French & Italian and the Friends of … Continue reading

12. February 2015 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Teaching the Untouchable: Rare Books Education in Elementary School Classrooms

Rare books and elementary school classrooms…can the two mix? The answer is yes, absolutely. For seven years, Dana Sheridan, Education & Outreach Coordinator, has had tremendous success bringing collections education to New Jersey schools. To date, over 14,000 children have … Continue reading

13. November 2014 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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