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 THANKSGIVING IN THE MARLAND FAMILY Boston: H. Hoyt, 1863 GT4975 T45This children’s book suggests the importance of the spirit of giving as part of Thanksgiving Day. Source: Rare Books (OpenBook) Blog ...

The covers of a book enclose worlds constructed of text and image. To open a book is to expose the intimate details of story, experience and idea. Part of the J. Willard Marriott Library since 1995, the Book Arts Program champions wide-ranging explorations of the...

  [gallery type="slideshow" link="none" ids="610,608,628,607"] OCCASIONAL REFLECTIONS UPON SEVERAL SVBJECTS… Robert Boyle (1627-1691) London: Printed by W. Wilson for H. Herrington, 1665 First edition PN6330 B65 1665Occasional reflections was ridiculed by Jonathan Swift in A meditation upon a Broom-Stick and by Samuel Butler in An occasional reflection on Dr. Charleton’s Feeling...

David EskelsenDavid Eskelsen is the company spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power, Utah’s largest electric utility. He graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, then worked as a staff writer for the Standard-Examiner in Ogden and Deseret News in Salt Lake City....

The Special Collections Department of the J. Willard Marriott Library would like to celebrate the 2015/2016 ski season by highlighting the archival collections of the Alf Engen family.Alf EngenAlf Engen was born in Norway and in 1929, at age twenty, immigrated to the United States...

Effervescent. Joyful. Maybe a bit Raucous.Words to describe the annual Ski Affair, a benefit for Special Collections’ Ski Archives. And this year, the silver anniversary for the event, was certainly no exception. More than 500 happy guests attended this year’s event, held the evening of...

On October 19, the library lost a dear friend in the passing of Marsha Irwin. When asked once about her dedication to the library Marsha replied, “Reading is my first love. I’ve been an avid reader since I first learned to read as a child....