The Special Collections Library opens a new exhibit this week, "Curiouser and Curiouser!": Exploring Wonderland with Alice. Please join the exhibit curators, Juli McLoone and Angie Oehrli for cookies and coffee to celebrate 150 years of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland today (Wednesday, August 26th) from 4:00-5:00pm in the exhibit gallery on the 7th floor of Hatcher Graduate Library.
The famous suitcase belonging to the anarchist Emma Goldman has found its final resting place in the Labadie Collection, 75 years after its last journey.
This Wednesday's watermark feature: three hats motifs in watermarked papers from the Islamic Manuscripts Collection. Hats off to a year of monthly Watermark Wednesdays!
"The Light Princess" by Victorian writer George MacDonald plays on the many meanings of lightness and weightiness. A parody of Sleeping Beauty that delights in puns and word play, this 19th century literary fairy tale also has a more serious side as a reflection on the role of sorrow and grief in emotional maturity.
This Wednesday's watermark feature: lion motifs in watermarked papers from the Islamic Manuscripts Collection.
The University of Michigan presents a new online exhibit: The Reflection of Technology in Brewing. This exhibit focuses on the swift changes that the brewing industry underwent from the late eighteenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
'Sammelband' is a German term meaning 'anthology', which, in a general sense, bibliographers often employ to describe a bound volume that contains a group of separately published works. Our featured sammelband volume also includes handwritten inscriptions revealing a fascinating provenance story.