Rare Books

photo by Scott BeadlesAn ancient piece from the Rare Books Department has been translated and published by BYU professor Lincoln Blumell.Read all about it in today’s BYU News:“BYU professor works with University of Utah library to translate 1700 year-old obituary”“I’ve looked at hundreds of ancient...

HOW LONG? Sande James-Wascher Renton, WA: Wascher-James, 1993 N7433.4 W38 H69 1993Women’s struggle for the vote through text, photographs, and quilt block. Text inspired by an article on women’s suffrage by Minna Morse in The Smithsonian, 1993.From the artist’s statement: “I choose to create what I feel will...

The Rare Books Department, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah invites students, faculty, and community members to visit the Special Collections Reading Room (Level 4), where you can hold history in your hands. Click to view slideshow. The rare book collections of...

Fleur-de-neige et d’autres contes de Grimm Paris: L’Edition d’art, 1929French translation of twelve Brothers Grimm fairy tales, including “Hansel and Gretel,” “Rumplestiltskin,” “The Fisherman and His Wife,” “Briar Rose,” “The Goose Girl,” “The Little Brave Tailor,” “The Six Swans,” and “The Juniper Tree.” Illustrated with full-page...