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Latest Quarto: The Best of the West

Latest Quarto: The Best of the West

The Winter-Spring 2020 Quarto is now available online. This issue is titled “The Best of the West,” inspired by an exhibition of the same name at the Clements Library. In the words of retiring Director Kevin Graffagnino, the exhibit “concentrates on printed books and...
[Western Americana] The Best of the West

[Western Americana] The Best of the West

The vast frontier of the American West has always been a fertile breeding ground for rumors, legends, myths, and tall tales. In particular, there has been no shortage of outrageous stories regarding interactions with America’s indigenous tribes that often strain the limits of credulity. One of the most preposterous rumors of all revolved around the notion that certain tribes west of the Mississippi River were descended from Welsh colonists who first arrived in America during the 12th century.

Latest Quarto: Our Favorites

Latest Quarto: Our Favorites

The Summer-Fall 2019 Quarto is now available. The Quarto is a semi-annual magazine published by the William L. Clements Library and sent to the Clements Library Associates. Terese Austin, Head of Reader Services, has taken the helm as editor with support from outgoing...
Latest Quarto: From the Front

Latest Quarto: From the Front

  The Winter-Spring 2019 Quarto is now available.  The Quarto is a semi-annual magazine published by the William L. Clements Library and sent to the Clements Library Associates.  Brian L. Dunnigan shares with readers that this will be his final issue working as...

Latest Quarto: Arnold and André

The Spring-Summer 2015 Quarto is now available. The Quarto is a semi-annual magazine published by the William L. Clements Library and sent to members of the Clements Library Associates. This issue of The Quarto focuses on the Clements Library collections related to...