Fresh Off the Digital Press
The Esquimaux ...[San Francisco, Turnbull & Smith, printers, 1867]
The first newspaper published in Alaska.
Rare Book of the Month Blog Post: Valentines of Days Gone By
Digital Selections: The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection
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Symposium at the Library
Imagining the Extraordinary: Scientific Illustration from the Renaissance to the Digital Age
March 15, 2018: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
March 16, 2018: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
|The unique materials of the Rare Book
and Special Collections Division, now totaling over 800,000 items,
include books, broadsides, pamphlets, theater playbills, prints,
posters, photographs, and medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. At
the center is Thomas Jefferson's book collection, which was sold
to Congress in 1815.