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“I have to work here but I don’t have to eat here.” — Howard Brubaker (1882-1957) LIBERATOR New York: The Liberator Publishing Co., Inc. HX1 L5 Liberator began publication under the editorship of Max Eastman (1883-1969) in March 1918. Eastman’s sister, Crystal, worked closely with him, and wrote many...

photo by Scott Beadles An ancient piece from the Rare Books Department has been translated and published by BYU professor Lincoln Blumell. Read all about it in today’s BYU News: “BYU professor works with University of Utah library to translate 1700 year-old obituary” “I’ve looked at hundreds of ancient...

HOW LONG? Sande James-Wascher Renton, WA: Wascher-James, 1993 N7433.4 W38 H69 1993 Women’s struggle for the vote through text, photographs, and quilt block. Text inspired by an article on women’s suffrage by Minna Morse in The Smithsonian, 1993. From the artist’s statement: “I choose to create what I feel will...

The Rare Books Department, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah invites students, faculty, and community members to visit the Special Collections Reading Room (Level 4), where you can hold history in your hands. Click to view slideshow. The rare book collections of nearly 80,000 pieces...

“In our deep Vaulted Cell, the Charm wee’l prepare, Too dreadful a Practice for this open Air” DIDO AND AENEAS Nahum Tate (1662-1715) West Burke, VT: Janus Press; Bangor, ME: Theodore Press, 1989 Z232 J36 T37 1989 Libretto by Nahum Tate to music by Henry Purcell. Compact disc of the opera...

The Practice of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Keiji Shinohara, instructor August 5-6 Friday & Saturday, 10:00-6:00 Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4 Registration for this workshop is closed. Leave the brayers, pallet knives, rag papers, and presses behind, and journey eastward. With brushes and barrens, master printmaker Keiji Shinohara...

Evolution and Imagination in Victorian Children’s Literature Jessica Straley Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016 From the publisher: “Evolutionary theory sparked numerous speculations about human development, and one of the most ardently embraced was the idea that children are animals recapitulating the ascent of the species. After Darwin’s Origin...