special collections

July 13, 2021
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with April Sheridan, Special Collections Manager at the
June 23, 2021
Boston — The Terra Foundation for American Art has awarded $75,000 from its Re-envisioning Permanent Collections grant program to the Boston Athenæum.
May 7, 2021
Sharing today a one-hour presentation on Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius (Venice, 1610) in which Nick Wilding, professor of history at Georgia State University, and Jason W.
March 25, 2021
Yesterday the Boston Public Library (BPL) announced a major donation to clean, catalogue, and preserve the 400,000 volumes that comprise its historic Founding Res
February 12, 2021
Washington, D.C. — The Library of Congress has acquired the Aramont Library, a collection of rare books from some of the most prolific authors and artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.
February 2, 2021
Last week, the Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds in the UK announced its acquisition of a very special book.
January 27, 2021
San Marino, California — In a move that deepens its collections in the history of science and technology as well as its American Civil War holdings, The Huntin
December 16, 2020
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Brittany Nichole Adams of Northwestern University in Chicago
December 11, 2020
Today’s Video Friday is a one-hour webinar on the working relationship between special collections librarians and antiquarian booksellers hosted by the Bibliograph
December 2, 2020
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Jamie Cumby, Assistant Curator of Rare Books &amp