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Writing the Injured Body

Writing the Injured Body

Guest post by Jean Franzino, Clements Library 2019 Norton Strange Townshend Fellow * * * In 1904, New Jersey Civil War veteran George R. Shebbeard published his life narrative, a 32-page booklet of the sort sold by disabled veterans for their economic support. The...
William L. Clements and “The Death of General Wolfe”

William L. Clements and “The Death of General Wolfe”

The Death of General Wolfe was reinstalled for permanent public display at the William L. Clements Library last month. Over 240 years old and 8 1/2 feet in width, the epic Benjamin West painting once again graces its longtime home after nearly seven years offsite. In...
New Graphics Finding Aids: March – June 2019

New Graphics Finding Aids: March – June 2019

The Clements Library is pleased to announce that the following graphics collections are now described online and may be requested for use in the reading room. Andrews’ Raid scrapbook and telegraph ledger, 1885-1888 – Processed by Louiegrf Miller The...