by Elizabeth Baker, Special Collections Volunteer We are excited to share news of one of our latest purchases! This particular item, Liber Ruth, is a bound copy of a segment that at some point was removed from the Koberger Bible, printed sometime before 1500.
James Madison University is named, of course, for one of the busiest Founding Fathers: James Madison. Madison served as a member of Congress, US Secretary of State, and President of the United States. He is also known as the “Father of the Constitution.”
by Elizabeth Baker, Special Collections Volunteer and Circulation Assistant Each Friday, JMU’s Special Collections will be highlighting one of the classes returning for Homecoming. This week, we flashback to: 2009.
by Julia Merkel, Preservation Officer JMU Libraries & Educational Technologies is pleased to present an exhibit in celebration of Carrier Library’s 75th Anniversary: Dressing for Education: Carrier Library’s Diamond Jubilee 1939-2014. The exhibit runs now through Spring 2015 and is open during public hours in the original west wing of the building. Artifacts, images and ephemera from Special Collections are paired with items from the School of Theatre & Dance’s Historic Clothing Collection. Visitors can peruse campus fashion, technology, and architecture circa 1939.