Spring 2018

Rare Books joins in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the J. Willard Marriott Library, recognizing the work of the Friends of the Library, past, present, and future, in its charge to keep our collections safe and growing at a time when digital matter...

Who vagrant transitory comets sees, Wonders because they’re rare; but a new star Whose motion with the firmament agrees, Is miracle; for there no new things are. — John Donne Anno 1664 den. 18. Decembris… Martin Zimmermann Augsburg?: M. Zimmerman, 1664 QB724 Z55 1664 Broadside giving an account of a comet seen in...

Firstly, the University of Utah Library was constructed and opened in 1968. During which, the library housed over one million volumes and provided seating for three thousand students. Wallace Stegner, a distinguished alumnus and former professor of the University of Utah, dedicated the building on...