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Oval with Points - Patina Restoration

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Epistolary Spaces and Sacred Networks- A Reappraisal of the Ahrari Naqshbandi Tariqa

The Department & Program in Near Eastern Studies Seminar Series 2021-22

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Library and Computing Resources (Humanities/Social Sciences)

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Plastic Plastic, Yidian Liu and Nathaniel Banks, GS (2312094)

Every year, 150 million tonnes of plastic leaches into the world’s oceans. The extent of oceanic plastic contamination is rapidly approaching a critical level where there will soon be more…

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Stokes Library Tour

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A Tale of Two Collections: The Icons of Nikolai Likhachev and Ilya Ostroukhov

“We always imagine Russian culture in the form of a diptych, in which one wing is Petersburg and the other Moscow,” the critic Abram Efros wrote in 1921. “In the field of Russian…

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The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study: A Major U.S. Birth Cohort Study from its Humble Beginnings

This talk describes the evolution of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing study (FF), a national U.S. birth cohort study that is headquartered at Princeton University, from its preconception…

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The Many Lives of James Boswell

Terry Seymour will describe and show us his extraordinary collection of the books, papers, and artworks identified with the protean Scottish biographer, traveler, and diarist James Boswell…

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Mukurtu, the Spalding-Allen Collection, and the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal

This illustrated presentation will describe the origins and development of the Mukurtu platform, an open source platform built with Indigenous communities to manage and share digital cultural…

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Book Collecting and Community in a Digital Age: New Approaches

Rare book dealer Heather O’Donnell, founder of Honey & Wax Booksellers in Brooklyn, spent three years at Princeton as a member of the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts (2001-2004). She…

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Gillett G. Griffin Memorial Lecture: Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Souls Grown Deep Foundation

Please join us for the fourth Gillett G. Griffin Memorial lecture with guest Raina Lampkins-Fielder, curator of The Souls Grown Deep Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of…

From  PU Princeton University Library 0 likes 88 plays

Imaginary Books: An Exhibition of Lost, Unwritten, and Fictive Books from the Collection of Reid Byers

This is a collection of things that cannot be. It has been described as an exhibition of imaginary books, a bibliophilic entertainment, and a post- structuralist conceptual art installation. It…

From  PU Princeton University Library 0 likes 148 plays

Collector’s Progress: The Mark Samuels Lasner Collection and its Princeton Connection

Mark Samuels Lasner, a member of the Friends of the Princeton University Library and Council, is a recognized authority on art and literature of the late Victorian era. His presentation will focus on…

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The Hermitage or a “museum” in 1770 according to Catherine the Great

Why did Catherine the Great build the entire complex of the Hermitage ? This question could constitute the main thread in our presentation. Behind the origins of the Hermitage was the initial idea of…

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Little Books and Big Ideas in the 17th Century (Princeton Bibliophiles & Collectors)

Jennifer Larson, professor of classics at Kent State University, will discuss the types of books 17th-century printers considered suitable for miniature and small formats and their relationship to…

From  PU Princeton University Library 0 likes 37 plays

'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,…

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