special collections

September 22, 2022
Earlier this month, the Boston Public Library (BPL) announced the reopening of the central library’s special co
August 23, 2022
The University of Michigan (U-M) Library announced last week that its 1610 Galileo manuscript—“
August 12, 2022
2022 has been a landmark year for Charles Darwin, the English scientist best known for his 1859 book, On the Origin of Species.
May 25, 2022
Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Katherine Litwin, library director at the Poetry Foundation
May 13, 2022
Take a ten-minute, behind-the-scenes tour through the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto, Canada, where you’ll see a First Folio, the first
April 21, 2022
Chicago — On May 4, Hindman Auctions is honored to present Property from the Private Library of President Ronald Reagan sold to benefit his alma mater, Eureka College, in its Fine Printed Books &am
April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas — Thomas F. Staley, author, professor emeritus and 25-year director of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, died March 29. He was 86.
April 1, 2022
It’s April and that means it’s National Poetry Month, the perfect time to share this news from Louisiana State University’s Special Collections
March 8, 2022
The spring issue’s Editor’s Shelf recommends five new books about books, and I’m adding two to that list in this brief review of ne