Special Collections

Price 1704, Hearth Memorial
Posted on September 14, 2023
Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved, the week of its dedication, May, 2022

Jun 2023

Apr 2023

Mar 2023

  • Composited image of several dogs reading books in a library
    March 31, 2023
    Bring your four-legged friends to a tail-wagging celebration of Special Collections’ Chapin-Horowitz Dog Book Collection, the second largest collection of books about dogs in the United States. We’re opening our Reading Room for a full day of literary exploration and activities, with librarians and archivists on hand for chin scritches and belly rubs.

Feb 2023

Dec 2022

Nov 2022

  • The Beggar Boys Thanksgiving, F.G. Weller No. 339, Littleton New Hampshire
    November 16, 2022
    Although National Thanksgivings were periodically proclaimed from Colonial times in America, Thanksgiving as a Holiday was not formally adopted until Abraham Lincoln declared a day of Thanksgiving in 1863.