Inspirations

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...

“…in which true images of fish are displayed.” Libri de piscibus marinis in quibus ver piscium effigies Guillaume Rondelet (1507-1566) Lugduni: M. Bonhomme, 1554-1555 First edition QL41 R6 Guillaume Rondelet was one of the first of sixteenth century scientists to break with the eighteen-hundred-year-old tradition among natural historians of quoting or...

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...