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'He cried at his father’s funeral': Adventures in Primary Sources from the Collection of Robert J. Ruben '55

Robert J. Ruben ’55, world-renown bibliophile, presents from his collection of transforming medical and scientific works. He will share stories attached to their backgrounds and acquisitions,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on January 19th, 2021 0 likes 30 plays

From Rudolf II to Catherine II: Goltzius’ Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled and its Iconography

Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled, c. 1604–6 This superb large drawing, executed in a manner that imitates the technique of engraving on copper,…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays

How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays

The Yusupovs in Paris: Building a Collection

The Yusupovs are renowned for their patronage and significant art collection established by Prince Nikolai Borisovich (1750-1831). Largely studied since the 19th century and more recently, this…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays

Before Zoom: Cinema, the Zoetrope, and other Optical Devices

Julie Mellby, Graphic Arts Curator, offers a captivating tour of Princeton University Library's collection of pre-cinema optical devices, rare artifacts designed for shared public entertainment…

From  PU Princeton University Library on December 7th, 2020 0 likes 63 plays

ARD 2020

PPPL's America Recycles Day (ARD) program, November 2020.

From  PPPL Admins on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays

Views of Versailles, 1660-1760

Virtual library visit for the students of ECS 326 / FRE 326 (Prof. Volker Schröder). Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University. Books featured in this video: - Plans, vues et…

From  Volker Schröder on October 28th, 2020 1 likes 64 plays

The Aldine Press with G. Scott Clemons '90 (FPUL Small Talk)

G. Scott Clemons '90 presents from his collection to illustrate the history and influence of the Aldine Press, founded in 15th-century Venice, on the worlds of editing, printing, typography,…

From  PU Princeton University Library on October 26th, 2020 0 likes 30 plays

Open Access in the Context of COVID-19

Perhaps more than any other time, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has foregrounded the importance of open access in support of the dissemination of scholarly resources. With regard to…

From  PU Princeton University Library on October 26th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays

Tabitha Tuckett Interview

From  Classics Classics SCAD on October 15th, 2020 0 likes 36 plays

Eisenhower's Hidden Hand

From  PU Princeton University Library on September 24th, 2020 0 likes 40 plays

Test Kit Instructions

Instructions for how to use the COVID-19 asymptomatic test kit.

From  Jim Sturdivant on September 4th, 2020 0 likes 1,015 plays

J. Michael Padgett Interview

J. Michael Padgett has been Curator of Ancient Art at the Princeton University Art Museum since 1992. He has a B.A. from the University of Kentucky (1975), an M.A. from the University of Minnesota…

From  Classics Classics SCAD on August 29th, 2020 0 likes 49 plays

Pocono Environmental Education Center: Green Roof

Learn about the green roof exhibit, built by Community Action students, at the Pocono Environmental Education Center and how it helps the center educate people about the benefits of green roof…

From  Gwen McNamara on August 15th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays

Inclusive Description Working Group: Goals and Progress

Kelly Bolding, project archivist in the Americana manuscript collections, and Valencia Johnson, project archivist for student life, discuss goals of the Princeton University Library's Archival…

From  PU Princeton University Library on August 6th, 2020 0 likes 114 plays