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Transport yourself

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Revisiting days gone by in the pages of the Magazine.

What will you look up?

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Turn back the pages (without the old-books aroma).

Tools of the trade

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Pritzker professor Mindy Schwartz hopes that examining artifacts like a 19th-century surgical kit will help her students feel connected to medicine’s rich past. 

The map and the territory

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Librarian Taylor Hixson discusses digital mapping in the academy and beyond.

Travel records

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Illustrator and adventurer Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge, PhB 1911, found inspiration for his art in his travels.

For cartoonist Daniel Clowes, LAB’79, every page is personal

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The Ghost World author and Hyde Park native opens up about his creative process.

The importance of “sleazy trash”

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Banned Books Week and the legacy of librarian Judith Krug, AM’64.

Getting to know Ray Gadke

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Longtime keeper of the University Library's microforms—and longtime wearer of Hawaiian shirts—becomes the namesake for a new student internship.

An accidental curator

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Harvey Choldin, AB’60, AM’63, PhD’65, finds himself plumbing the archives for an exhibition on the Chicago school of sociology.

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