Rare Books & Manuscripts

Rare Books & Manuscripts

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This article was originally published in PennCurrent, 05/12/2016. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Commemorating the deaths of legendary writers William Shakespeare and...
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...
Philadelphia, PA – On October 24, the Penn Libraries’ Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts (the Kislak Center) welcomed 60 fifth-grade students and their teachers, Sacha...
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...
Philadelphia, PA On Wednesday, November 20, over 200 guestsjoined the Penn Libraries to celebrate the dedication and naming of the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts....
PHILADELPHIA, PA         A century after its appearance, T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. WelschAlfred Prufrock continues to inspire new presentations of the work across...
PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 5, 2014 – History was made on February 9, 1964, when The Beatles twisted and shouted their way into the American psyche with their legendary television performance on The...
This article was originally published in the Almanac, 03/22/2016. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Working with the National Library of Laos, Penn professor Justin McDaniel...
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...

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