Month: July 2012

Pop-Up and Movable Books

The term pop-up book is often applied to any three-dimensional book; however pop-up books are really just a subset of the broader category of movable books, which also includes transformations, tunnel books, volvelles, flaps, pull-tabs, pop-outs, pull-downs, and more. Aside

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Signed Sealed Delivered: A letter from Private George Seeley

“I sometimes wonder if the American people as a whole will ever awaken to the desperate seriousness of the task we are just beginning. Everywhere I go I am impressed by the remoteness with which people view the war. I think it will

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“To the dear comrade, fallen for the idea of Anarchism…”

Many people associate Special Collections with old, rare books. Some know that they don’t have to be old to qualify, but still expect to see books here. I, however, never know what I’ll find in our collection: money, statuettes, novelty

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