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sheridan libraries

Game night
Published Spring 2020
Game from Sheridan Libraries' Special Collections challenges players to advocate for women's voting rights while avoiding police / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Winter 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800 / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Classics
Libraries acquire rare copy of seminal 19th-century essay
Published Dec 5, 2019
'A Problem in Greek Ethics' by poet John Addington Symonds helped set the stage for the modern gay-rights movement
Rare Books
Collection illuminates lives of early modern nuns
Published Nov 4, 2019
The Women of the Book Collection offers a rare look into what it was like to be a woman between 1460 and 1800
Arts+Culture
Ballroom glitz
Published Oct 14, 2019
Performers battled, catwalked, and vogued at the George Peabody Library, a grand venue for an event that honored the nearly century-old tradition of the ballroom community
WHO DOES THAT?
Liz Mengel makes sure you have the books you need
Published April 9, 2019
Here's how 20,000-plus books end up on the shelves of the Sheridan Libraries each year
Edible Books Festival
Behind the buttercream
Published April 3, 2019 Photos
Some of the book-loving bakers at the Sheridan Libraries' annual event tell us how they created their tasty cakes and captured fine details in frosting
Seeing Robert Wilson plain
Published Winter 2018
Hopkins is home to the bookseller's obsessively collected cache of Gertrude Stein books and ephemera / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Manuscripts
Erasmus unredacted
Published Winter 2018
It will take a team of conservators, data scientists, and even an astrophysicist to find out what's written on the Red Cyprian's paint-slathered pages / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Sheridan Libraries
Historic photos now available online
Published April 26, 2018
Photographs, slides, and portraits made available through the Ferdinand Hamburger University Archives