Gutenberg & After

Gutenberg & After

Gutenberg’s invention of typography eventually revolutionized the world of text production and distribution. But the printing craft did not produce an immediate

Welcome Additions

Welcome Additions

Selected Acquisitions 2012-2018

Welcome Additions: Selected Acquisitions 2012-18 is our inaugural exhibition in the new Ellen and Leonard Milberg exhibition gallery. It is a retrospective of recent

Treasures of the East Asian Library

Treasures of the East Asian Library

Rare, outstanding, or unique items in East Asian languages, including books, manuscripts, maps, and albums from many eras.

East Asian Library Supplementary Materials

East Asian Library Supplementary Materials

Front and End Matter (Tables of contents, Indexes, etc.) from items in the East Asian Library

Marquand Library Selections

Marquand Library Selections

Rare books from one of America's oldest and most extensive art libraries

Music and Performing Arts Collections at Princeton

Music and Performing Arts Collections at Princeton

A diverse collection spanning 1,000 years of rare primary and secondary sources together with unique Princeton-based music materials produced in all formats forms this

Treasures of the Scheide Library

Treasures of the Scheide Library

The Scheide Library, received by Princeton University in 2015 as the bequest of William H. Scheide (Class of 1936), has strengths in several areas: medieval manuscripts

Treasures of the Cotsen Collection

Treasures of the Cotsen Collection

The Cotsen Children's Library is a very special library within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Princeton University Library. Our

Treasures of the Graphic Arts Collection

Treasures of the Graphic Arts Collection

The Graphic Arts Collection holds prints, drawings, photographs, paintings, sculpture, and printed ephemera along with an international book collection specializing in

Treasures of the Manuscripts Division

Treasures of the Manuscripts Division

Treasures of the Manuscripts Division offers a selection of its extensive holdings, which include some 12,000 linear feet of materials, spanning five millennia, from

Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts

Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts

المكتبة البرينستونية الالكترونية للمخطوطات الاسلامية

The Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts offers a selection of some 9,500 Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish volumes in the Manuscripts Division, located

Princeton Papyri Collections

Princeton Papyri Collections

Most of the Library's papyri are in the Manuscripts Division, chiefly Greek documents from Ptolemaic, Roman, and Byzantine Egypt (Oxyrhynchus and the Fayum towns).

Rare Book Digital Repository

Rare Book Digital Repository

The Rare Book Division consists of two principal units: the General Rare Books Collection and the Robert H. Taylor Collection. The former covers printed books from

The Sid Lapidus '59 Collection on Liberty and the American Revolution

The Sid Lapidus '59 Collection on Liberty and the American Revolution

The Sid Lapidus '59 Collection on Liberty and the American Revolution covers the intellectual origins of the American Revolution; the Revolution itself; the early years

Annotated Books

Annotated Books

Collected over the years for a variety of reasons, the Library's annotated books today provide evidence not only for historians of reading but also for anyone

Hellenica

Hellenica

Princeton University owns one of the world’s largest library collections devoted to Hellenic Studies, with particular strengths in Byzantine and post-Byzantine

Selections from the Near East Collections

Selections from the Near East Collections

Selections from Princeton’s collections of rare documents of the artistic, intellectual, social and political history of the Near East.

Princeton Slavic Collections

Princeton Slavic Collections

Selections from Princeton’s collections of rare documents of the artistic, intellectual, social and political history of Russia, Eastern Europe and the territories of

Indignados/15M Movement Collection from Spain

Indignados/15M Movement Collection from Spain

This collection contains digital images of protest signs created in various cities across Spain during the Indignados/15M protest movement of 2011.