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This article was originally published in the Penn Current, 06/04/2015. It can be viewed here in its original form. Jeanne Leong Penn Libraries is now home to a very rare copy of what’s believed to be...
This article was originally published in Penn News, 04/22/2016. It can be viewed here in its original form.  For a group of University of Pennsylvania students from André Dombrowski’s...
This article was originally published in Penn News, 06/12/2015. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Jacquie Posey Liliane Weissberg, a professor of German comparative literature in the...
PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 19, 2014 – The John B. Thayer Memorial Collection of the Sinking of the Titanic was donated to the Penn Libraries by members of the Thayer family. The collection...
This article was originally published in Futurity, 07/12/2016. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Children probably made the doodles found in the margins of a medieval book...
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Penn Libraries announce release of the digitized Fairman Rogers Collection, a library of rare and unique books devoted to horses and horsemanship. The release marks the first...
In conjunction with the 9th Annual Schoenberg Symposium of the same theme, Penn Libraries’ fall exhibit, “Reactions: Medieval/Modern” explores the many and varied ways that people have reacted to and...
This article was originally published in the Penn Current on 01/29/2015. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Jeanne Leong  Penn Libraries is showcasing some rare items concerning...
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Penn Libraries have received the Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica. This gift is valued at $8.5 million and contains over 11,000 items. It is the...
The Penn Libraries is honored to announce this fall’s line-up of programming surrounding “Arbitrary Pleasures: Plaisirs Arbitraires,”an exhibition of some never-before-seen artist books from Penn...

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