The Scenic Effect of Robinson Crusoe, in the Hubbard Imaginary Voyages Collection

One example of the many ways institutionalized racism was reflected in Western literature and popular culture during the 19th century. For more information, check out the resources available at the homepage for the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

The very latest in ruffs and pointy beards. 

From Van’t bestant des Nederlantschen Oorlogsa 1616 Dutch translation of De induciis belli Belgic by Baudius.

The cheapest store in the world! 

The cheapest store in the world! 

Two editions of Huxham’s Essay on Fevers, ca. 1764. 

From the History of Medicine collection. 

And now I have a psychosomatic sore throat. 

Good advice now as then: always recharge your books before leaving the library. 

Good advice now as then: always recharge your books before leaving the library. 

"Beatles in Paris." Promotional materials intended for a European audience, signed in 1964 by all four Beatles on the flight from England to the U.S. before their Ed Sullivan appearance. Recently acquired by the university music library.

"Beatles in Paris." Promotional materials intended for a European audience, signed in 1964 by all four Beatles on the flight from England to the U.S. before their Ed Sullivan appearance. Recently acquired by the university music library.

oupacademic:

The original Declaration of Independence, from the United States National Archives. The Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives from the thirteen original colonies on July 4th, 1776. 
Of the thousands of documents in the United States’ National Archives, Our Documents takes a selection of just 100 milestone documents. The team of contributing scholars “considered how each of the documents provided a point of entry into a discussion about the rights and responsibilities of American citizens… [they]found it gratifying to see how the spirit of one document appeared in later documents, and how the documents taken as a whole reflect democratic ideals in action.”  

Happy Independence Day!

oupacademic:

The original Declaration of Independence, from the United States National Archives. The Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 representatives from the thirteen original colonies on July 4th, 1776. 

Of the thousands of documents in the United States’ National Archives, Our Documents takes a selection of just 100 milestone documents. The team of contributing scholars “considered how each of the documents provided a point of entry into a discussion about the rights and responsibilities of American citizens… [they]found it gratifying to see how the spirit of one document appeared in later documents, and how the documents taken as a whole reflect democratic ideals in action.”  

Happy Independence Day!

Philandering, or, The Rose Queen. A comic opera in three acts. Libretto by  Samuel Beazley; music by C.E. Horn. London, 1824.