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A recent Wintersession event at the Loeb Music Library featured rare recordings, medieval manuscripts, early songbooks.

 

 

 

 

 

January 28, 2014—The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation of New York has awarded the Judaica Division of the Harvard College Library a grant of $1 million. The grant is for the digitization of the Division’s recently acquired photo archive of Israel... Read more

January 21, 2014—If the Harvard Library were a bookstore, wouldn't it have an amazing staff picks shelf?

Yes.

In December 2013, Library staff members uploaded their recommendations from Harvard’s 19-million-volume collection to a... Read more

The Harvard Map Collection is one of the oldest and largest in the world, with more than 500,000 cartographic items. Every year, students in Professor Stephen Prina’s “Lay of the Land” Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) course take full... Read more

Read a Harvard Gazette article about the famous signatures contained in the... Read more

Harvard’s Schlesinger Library holds the Papers of Julia Child, which include many personal photos taken by her husband Paul Child.

For a Thanksgiving treat, check out... Read more

December 3, 2013—In 2008, approximately 200 densely packed boxes arrived at Harvard from Germany—the contents of which had been crammed into Lothar and Eva Just’s apartment in Munich. After almost five years, staff from across many Harvard... Read more

November 21, 2013—The first printing press in what would become the United States of America set sail for Boston Harbor in 1638 with the Rev. Joseph Glover and his family on board. Joseph died on the journey; his widow Elizabeth and Stephen Day (... Read more

The Woodberry Poetry Room in Lamont Library holds one-of-a-kind recordings of some of the 20th century’s most important poets — Auden, Eliot and Frost, to name a few — reading their work. Those voices will soon reach a wider audience thanks to... Read more

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