Welcome to the Discovering Toni Morrison Digital Princeton University Library Portal

Designed to empower discovery, access, and appreciation for the life and work of 20th-century American novelist Toni Morrison, this portal includes instructions on how anybody can access the Toni Morrison Papers held in the Special Collections department of Princeton University's Firestone Library; information on the spring 2023 exhibition Toni Morrison: Sites of Memory; instructions on visiting Princeton University, including with a group; a complete bibliography of Morrison's published works; content designed for young audiences; a list of Morrison-centered events taking place around Princeton; and more.

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Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)
Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

The function of freedom is to free someone else.

Toni Morrison, Barnard College commencement speech (1979)