Archives: November 2015

November 24th, 2015

The reading room in Special Collections will be open from noon to 4 p.m. on the day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 27) and closed on Thanksgiving Day (university holiday). If […]

November 18th, 2015

Recent images of the Eiffel Tower prompted us to explore manuscript and printed sources in Special Collections that help provide historical context for the prominence of the tower in views of […]

November 13th, 2015

We honor Friday the 13th with thirteen works from Special Collections, replete with examples of horror, mystery, spirits, and luck (bad or otherwise). The links below bring up the full […]

Kieran Villoth and Prof. Anthony Grafton of Princeton look at a book in Special Collections, Memorial Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, as Keith Gabler, another Holding History student participant, looks on.
November 10th, 2015

We hosted a scaled-down version of the Holding History series in Special Collections during Anthony Grafton’s recent visit to Madison. Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton, was here to […]

November 4th, 2015

Inspired by Carrie Roy’s piece entitled “Bittern 70,” part of an art installation currently on view in the first floor lobby of Memorial Library, we took a closer look at […]