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School is back in session. Summer vacations are over. However, if you lived in 1892 and had the means to afford it, your vacation might have just started. And it might have lasted 72 days! Imagine taking a tour that began on August 27 and ended on November 6. For those who were lucky enough to afford it, that is exactly one of the tours described in...
Librarian Janet Stanley, left, in conversation with Jane O’Brien, BBC America, about the growing importance of graphic novels in the world of African art. “The African Art Library has been collecting African cartoons, comic books and graphic novels for more than a decade,” says Janet Stanley, librarian at the Warren M. Robbins Library at the...
This post was written by Olivia Robertson, summer intern at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex and student at Goucher College. As an intern at the Smithsonian Libraries Research Annex (SLRA), I worked creating gift-in-hand records for a collection of books donated by the Culinary Historians of Washington D.C. (CHoW). Making a gift-in-hand record...