Grille copy: bound in contemporary maroon morocco gilt with gilt coat-of-arms of Gabriel Bernard De Rieux, with decorated endpapers; damage to leaf Gg resulting in loss of signature mark; Bookplate (motto: Mens conscia recti): Ex libris Fenwick Beekman; two signatures in pencil on back flyleaf
VC Spec 1866-1867,1 letter, dated 10 Oct 1866, from Anderson (VC spec 1866-1867) to her brother Norton B. Anderson. Anderson promises to write every week and keep a daily journal of her experiences at Vassar College. She describes the geology walks led by Professor Tennyson, provides a comprehensive
Main (Thompson) Library location: End window -- North wing. André Wechel (c.15-- – 1581) assumed responsibility of the printing press of his father, Chrétien Wechel, after his death in 1554. Wechel primarily printed the works classical and contemporary authors; among his most notable titles are La
Main (Thompson) Library location: North wing -- First window. Very little is known about the life and career of Andrew Hester (c.15 -- – c. 1556). He worked as a bookseller and printer at St. Paul's Churchyard in London, and his practice was most likely located at the Sign of the White Horse. In
Andrew Piper, Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and associate member of the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, discusses his book Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times, published in 2011 by the University of
Andrew Watsky, art historian and professor of art at Vassar College, discusses his award-winning book about the Japanese island of Chikubushima, it's history, architecture, and art.,
The Archives & Special Collections Library is part of the Vassar College Libraries system. It holds the rare book, manuscript, and archival collections of the college. It collects, preserves, and makes available rare and unique collections, and also engages in teaching and outreach activities. This collection of finding aids describe items in both the Virginia B. Smith Memorial Manuscript Collection and the College Archives.
The Vassar College herbarium holds over 8,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and algae. Holdings are primarily from northeastern North America, and include collections made by several notable 19th century botanists. To learn more about this project visit the website here.