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1st Week of February 2023

February 5th, 2023

NYPL Acquires Archive of Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne

“The dual collection comprises the couple’s literary and personal papers and stands as a rich testament to two of the most successful and important writers in postwar America.”

Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne at home on a couch


An Extraordinary New Acquisition!

Michigan acquires a beautifully illuminated book of hours ca. 1505.Miniature by Jean Coene IV, "King David in Prayer",


Uncovering the secrets of PUL items through spectral imaging

Collections display more than meets the naked eye when photographed under other wavelengths of light.

The front cover of 'Incipit prolog in elucidario' before (left) and after (right) spectral imaging


The Early Days of Women’s Suffrage, Archived

PACSCL’s In Her Own Right digital; project collects materials from a dozen Philadelphia-area institutions.

Portrait and manuscript of Julia Wilbur


50 years of powerful Bay Area posters collected by Oakland library go online

Oakland Public Library’s César E. Chávez branch digitizes its poster collection.

Who's the illegal alien, pilgrim?



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