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True Treasures: Princeton Alumni Weekly Highlights “A Republic in the Wilderness”

  The March 20th issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly highlights the current Main Gallery exhibition, “A Republic in the Wilderness: Trea­sures of Amer­i­can His­tory from Jamestown to Appo­mat­tox.” “True Treasures: Two and A Half Centuries of American History Are On Display … Continue reading

19. March 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Sarduy Artwork at Princeton

Rubén Gallo, Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Princeton and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, recently highlighted an acquisition in the Graphic Arts Collection of thirty-four paintings and drawings by the novelist, critic, poet, and … Continue reading

14. March 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Archives of Latin American Literature at Princeton

A selection of Latin American papers from the Manuscripts Division, Rare Books and Special Collections.   A recent article in Ñ, the cultural supplement of the Argentine daily Clarín, highlights Princeton’s growing collection of Latin American literary archives: “La memoria de … Continue reading

13. March 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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Treasures of American history featured in Princeton exhibition – Opening Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

From a first-hand account of Colonial life in Jamestown to a wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth following President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, a Princeton University Libraryexhibition opening Friday, Feb. 22, will trace the American experience from 1607 to 1865. Several items … Continue reading

14. February 2013 by Rare Books and Special Collections
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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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