New Acquisitions

Below is a list of recently cataloged Special Collections acquisitions that are now available in the JMU Libraries & Educational Technologies catalog. This is not an exhaustive list, but more of a “Best Of” selection of newly acquired items. Discover more of our collections on our Special Collections website.

March 2018
Building James Madison University : innovation and the pursuit of excellence / with forewords by Jonathan Alger and Linwood Rose, and an afterword by John T. Casteen ; by Ronald E. Carrier, with C. Robert Showalter ; edited by Randall B. Jones 
Carrier, Ronald E., 1932-2017, author
Harrisonburg, Virginia : James Madison University Foundation, 2017

Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds
Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889, author
London; New York : G. Routledge, 1869

Race, place, and memory : deep currents in Wilmington, North Carolina
Mulrooney, Margaret M., author
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2018

Wrongly bodied : documenting transition from female to male
Sligh, Clarissa T., author
Philadelphia, PA : Leeway Foundation, 2009

Transforming hate : an artist’s book
Sligh, Clarissa T., author
Asheville, North Carolina : Clarissa T. Sligh, March 2016

Mount Zion : sepulchral portraits 
Yang, John, photographer
New York : DAP, 2001

Catalogue of the faculty and pupils of the Girls’ Home School : J.I. Miller, Principal, Luray, Page County, Virginia. Fourth session
Girls’ Home School (Luray, Va.)
New Market, Va.: Henkel & Co., printers…, [1887?] LD7501 .L8 G52

Choir book containing Office of the Dead, masses and other chants
Catholic Church, author
[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [17th century] M2014.6 C3 FLAT

Midnight in Chattanooga: the game, the team and the dream behind the rise of JMU football
Irwin, James, author
Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2010
LD2600 .M5 2010

Holsome and Catholyke doctrine concernynge the seven sacramentes of Christes churche : expedient to be knowen of al men / sette forthe in maner of shorte sermons to bee made to the people, by the Reverend Father in God Thomas Bishopppe of Lincolne
Watson, Thomas, 1513-1584, author
Excusum Londini: In ædibus Roberti Caly …, 1558. Mense Februarij
BX2200 .W38 1558

For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf : a choreopoem
Shange, Ntozake, author
New York: MacMillam, [1977] PS3569 .H3324 F6 1977

Picturing Harrisonburg : visions of a Shenandoah Valley city since 1828 / by David Ehrenpreis ; with a foreword by Kenneth E. Koons and contributing essays from Randall B. Jones, Kevin Borg, Dale MacAllister, Scott Hamilton Suter, and Henry Way
Ehrenpreis, David, 1963-, author
[Staunton, Va.]: George F. Thompson Publishing, in association with James Madison University’s Institute for Visual Studies and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society, 2017.
F234 .H31 E57 2017

The roommates chronicles : anatomy of a college newspaper cartoon strip / written and illustrated by Tom Arvis
Arvis, Tom, author, illustrator
North Charleston, SC CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017
PN6728.8 .R66 A78 2017