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Revere Rediscovery #2

On 27 March, the Brown University Library announced that a worker had discovered a rare print by Paul Revere. Only four other copies are known (most in Massachusetts museums). Librarians and archivists noticed—but not many others.But on 11 April, closer to Patriots’ Day and the anniversary of Revere’s ride, the university put out another press release, and that one got picked up by National Public Radio, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, and many more news outlets.
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Local Printing Exhibit at the Boston Public Library

History / US History : Boston 1775 (6 years ago)

A graduate course at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, taught in the Boston Public Library’s Rare Book and Manuscripts Department has led to a small display at the library called “Sermons, Slavery, and Scandal: The Printed Wo... Read Post

Brown University librarian finds rare Paul Revere print

History / Ancient History : The History Blog (3 years ago)

Marie Malchodi, a technical assistant in the preservation department of Brown University’s John Hay Library, was looking through a collection of books donated by Solomon Drowne, a physician and graduate of Brown’s Class of 1773, whe... Read Post

Rare Engraving by Paul Revere Found in RI

Education / Library & Research : Library and Information Science News (3 years ago)

Rare Paul Revere print found inside book by Brown University librarian. Video and story from The Huffington Post. Read Post

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