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In Memoriam: William Noel, the John T. Maltsberger III '55 Associate University Librarian for Special Collections
May 9, 2024

William (Will) Noel, the John T. Maltsberger III '55 Associate University Librarian for Special Collections at Princeton University Library (PUL), passed away on April 29, following a tragic accident in Edinburgh, Scotland earlier in the month. Will helped shape the field of early book history and brought the subject of medieval manuscripts to hundreds of thousands of people. His immense impact on the world of special collections grew with each day’s energetic work. A visionary leader and scholar, and champion for open access, Will's influence on his colleagues and on Princeton's special and distinctive collections will continue to shape the way scholars and the public interact with Princeton's treasures for generations. 

Marina Rustow awarded Medieval Academy of America’s Haskins Medal for ‘astonishing’ book on Cairo’s ‘Lost Archive’
Feb. 9, 2022

Marina Rustow, the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, professor of Near Eastern studies and history, has been awarded the 2022 Haskins Medal by the Medieval Academy of America for her book “The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue.

New Publication by Anthony Grafton
Jan. 26, 2021

Information: A Historical Companion, new volume co-edited by Anthony Grafton, has been published by Princeton University Press.

This collaborative volume traces the evolution of human approaches to gathering, storing and processing information…

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