Aug 5, 2013
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Special Collections Library houses unique, rare, and specialized research material that documents the history, culture and physical environment of the city of Las Vegas, the Southern Nevada region, the gaming industry, and the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
The collections include...
Jul 26, 2012
Terry Cook received a Ph.D. in Canadian History from Queen's University, 1977. From 1975 to 1998, he worked at the then Public, later National, Archives of Canada, leaving as the senior manager responsible for directing the appraisal and records disposition program for all media. In his long and distinguished career...
Feb 18, 2010
A small college
cannot hope to have a large library, but if it sets to work along
the right lines it may aspire to the possession of a fine one… A
book may be a thing of beauty, and an example of a great craft
which we must not allow to die. The means of craft and the
aspiration toward beauty live on in
Jan 11, 2010
Richard Landon is Director of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and Professor of English. He has taught courses on aspects of the history of the book and bibliography for many years in the University of Toronto’s Graduate Department of English and the Faculty of Information. Among his recent publications...
Sep 23, 2009
John Bidwell is Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at thePierpont Morgan Library, before which he was Curator of Graphic Arts in the Princeton University Library. He has written extensively on the history of papermaking in England and America.