Library

Fall/17

What is it like to sort through the personal papers of one of America’s most celebrated writers? 

Spring/17

Revisiting days gone by in the pages of the Magazine.

05.09.2017

Turn back the pages (without the old-books aroma).
Spring/17
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. 

03.27.2017

Librarian Taylor Hixson discusses digital mapping in the academy and beyond.
Summer/16

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

04.08.2016

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

10.01.2015

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

08.03.2015

Longtime keeper of the University Library's microforms—and longtime wearer of Hawaiian shirts—becomes the namesake for a new student internship.
July–Aug/15

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

May–June/15

All but lost, Urdu journals offer a glimpse at one of India’s most sprawling, energetic cultures.