Category: book arts

  • Special Collections Closed July 3-4, 2023

    Posted on Jun 28th

    The Department of Special Collections reading room and exhibit area will be closed July 3-4, 2023. We will resume our normal hours of Monday-Friday, 9 […]

  • Fall Semester Hours for Special Collections

    Posted on Sep 6th

    We’re delighted to welcome you back to campus and to invite you to consult the holdings of Special Collections in our reading […]

  • Winter Break Hours

    Posted on Dec 21st

    The Department of Special Collections will resume Library By Appointment for its reading room with appointments (Tuesday-Thursday, 1-4 PM) available beginning January […]

  • Special Collections Open By Appointment

    Posted on Aug 10th

    Our doors are open, and we are delighted to welcome you back as part of the Library By Appointment service. Please make […]

  • Thanksgiving & the Peter Pauper Press

    Posted on Nov 20th

    As we prepare for a brief Thanksgiving break (please see a calendar of the Libraries’ hours for the holiday weekend and beyond), we […]

  • Owls for Halloween

    Posted on Oct 30th

    Though our abundant holdings of illustrated ornithological works feature many an owl, this Halloween we turn instead to Hootie Toots of Hollow Tree […]

  • The Cairns Collection and Art History Curatorial Studies 2018

    Posted on Feb 12th

    Images from our holdings of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin figure in the exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art curated by […]

  • Happy 4th of July from the Peter Pauper Press

    Posted on Jul 4th

    Our good friend Jim Dast just brought us two volumes to add to our very large Peter Pauper Press Collection. Both were […]

  • To Welcome Spring

    Posted on Mar 19th

    To welcome the first day of spring tomorrow, we offer details of hand-colored engravings and distinctive bindings from our holdings. Our copy […]

  • Gilding the Lily

    Posted on Jan 13th

    The four volumes of the Thordarson Collection copy of Audubon’s masterwork, Birds of America, feature uniform and striking bindings by Riviere & Sons […]