In the Library

Years ago, when I was researching the history of Arctic phot
Much of what we know about Phillis Wheatley Peters (1753–1784) is a brief biographical sketch. She was enslaved as a young girl.
Even when fielding everyday reference queries at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, I try not on
Centuries after its creation, the literary masterpiece by Dante Alighieri
The sale of a major collection can become an almost mythic event in the book world.
I am sitting in the beautiful, air-conditioned space of the gallery at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, looking at
Collectors familiar with The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts Library (RBML) are most likely to know about one of our longstanding collection strengths, such as the Charvat…
This summer, the Morgan Library & Museum opens the exhibition Bound for Versailles: The Jayne Wrightsman Bookbindings Collection.
Examining the "Nova Reperta"
In "Mark Twain and the Holy Land," the New-York Historical Society celebrates the author’s first novel