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Happy 50th Anniversary, J. Willard Marriott Library!“To erect a great library in the year 1968 is an act of stubborn and sassy faith.” — Wallace Stegner, from his dedication address for the opening of the J. Willard Marriott Library...

Photograph and stop motion by Scott Beadles.Sumerian Cuneiform Tablet of Third Dynasty of Ur PJ3824 B33 From the Kenneth Lieurance Ott Collection donated to the Okanangan County Museum, Washington, now in the Rare Books collection, J. Willard Marriott Library, the University of Utah.Our thanks to Dr. Renee...

Everything Speaks In Its Own Way Sara Langworthy 2003 N7433.4 L355 E8 2003Printed from photopolymer plates and linoleum on blotters using a Vandercook press. Drum leaf binding. Edition of twenty copies. Rare Books copy is no. 14, signed by the author/bookmaker.New Patterns in Old Style Sara Langworthy Oxford, IA: Sara...

David TAILLADES, Hiram, Le Mystere de la Maitrise et les origines de la franc-maconnerie (Paris: Editions Dervy, 2017)Presented as a gift from the author to Rare Books for assistance with Masonic sources, such as articles from the Ars Quatuor Coronatorum.Title: Ars Quatuor Coronatorum: Being...

Click to view slideshow.The J. Willard Marriott Library has a great collection of seminal science works in its Rare Books Department. Visit level 3 of the library to see images from some of these books. Join us for a lecture on September 28.Frontiers of Science~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~From...

New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology: Arabic and Multilingual Texts from Early Islam, edited by Sobhi Bouderbala, Sylvie Denoix, and Matt Malczycki, Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2017Papers presented at the fifth conference of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), held in Tunisia in 2012.The cover...

“There is something moving between us, But we hurtle on in close conjunction for a while.” –from “Eclipse” by Leland KinseyEclipses from Trio Leland Kinsey The Janus Press: VT, 2014 N7433.4 A1 T75 2015From the colophon: “These poems appeared previously in Northern Almanac published by Catamount Arts in St Johnsbury...