Archives: September 2015

September 27th, 2015

Tonight’s lunar eclipse, which coincides with what is known as a harvest moon, prompts us to offer several examples of depictions of lunar eclipses from our holdings. (For a more direct view, […]

September 23rd, 2015

The process of digitizing our copy of Shakespeare’s Second Folio is underway, in anticipation of all the events, on campus and further afield, in 2016, the year of Shakespeare. In […]

Title page from William Butler Yeats, The green helmet and other poems (Cuala Press, 1910). Private Press Collection, Department of Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
September 12th, 2015

The current exhibit in Special Collections, entitled “Green Green — It’s Green They Say,” has heightened our awareness of both references to the color green and use of color in printing, fine and […]