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Happy Thanksgiving from Special Collections

Celebrate Thanksgiving with turkeys from Special Collections! Visit the Maryland Room to explore our collections when we re-open on Monday, November 30 at 10am.

‘A History of British Birds’, 1826… 64 more words


Reading the Collections, Week 38: Precognition Statements, Receipts, and the Making of 'St Andrews - In The Footsteps of Old Tom Morris'

This week we have a guest post by Roger McStravick, a golf history writer specialising in St Andrews, Old Tom Morris and legends from 1800s to 1920. 820 more words

Manuscript Collection

Alexander Shaw's curious cloth catalogue

On first inspection this modest little late 18th century volume is nothing unusual – a quarto printed volume, quarter bound with marbled paper and more than a little worse-for-wear – it’s the sort of ‘old book’ the… 1,861 more words

Special Collections

Reflections on the Meaning of Thanksgiving, Then and Now

Today, the AFL-CIO’s commentary on Thanksgiving revolves around the discussion over whether retailers should open on the holiday, which Thanksgiving treats are union-made, and how working Americans give back to others during the holiday season. 285 more words


Student Spotlight: Instruction & Outreach GA Edie Sandler

It is a leisurely summer weekend following my freshman year at UCLA, and I’ve got my fencing  gear packed in the back of my boyfriend’s 1986 Volvo, and four hours until practice. 582 more words

Hornbake Library

Monthly Collections Post: Forest Life

Forest Life: A Fisherman’s Sketches in Norway & Sweden – by Rev. Henry Newland (Sp Coll Z1-d.25)

This post is part of a… 891 more words

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