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Preservation: Re-boxing

In order to be safely shelved, some of our books are stored in pre-made boxes after they are un-stapled for scanning.  When the boxed books are returned from the digitization vendor, the pages of the books are slightly askew.  A Prange staff member carefully realigns the pages and puts the books back in the boxes.  […]

Prange Staff Pick from the Exhibition – Blondie

The Prange Collection exhibit, “Crossing the Divide: An American Dream Made in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952,” will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery, Hornbake Library North, University of Maryland, through July 2019.  In the series “Prange Staff Pick from the Exhibition,” a member of the Prange Collection exhibit team will share with you their favorite […]

Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year from the staff of the Prange Collection! The Prange Collection will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Closed for the Holidays (2018)

The Prange Collection will be closed from Friday, December 21 through Tuesday, January 1, 2018 for the winter holidays. Happy Holidays!

Featured Exhibit Item of the Month [December]

The Prange Collection exhibit, “Crossing the Divide: An American Dream Made in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952,” will be on display in the Maryland Room Gallery, Hornbake Library North, University of Maryland, through July 2019.  Each month, we will feature one or two items from the exhibit.  For other Featured Exhibit Items of the Month, please visit here.  Our […]

Featured Movie-related Item: Christmas Holiday (1944)

For this post in our continuing series on movie publications in the Prange Collection, we are featuring Christmas Holiday, starring Deanna Durbin and Gene Kelly. The film was released by Universal Pictures in June 1944 in the United States.  An excerpt from the screenplay in English and Japanese was published by Kokusai Shuppansha/國際出版社 in 1947 […]

Crossing the Divide Opening Reception

Many thanks to all of you who attended the opening reception of the Prange Collection exhibit, “Crossing the Divide: An American Dream Made in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952,” on October 19!  It was truly a pleasure for the Prange Collection staff to welcome so many people into the gallery.  Please see this Flickr album for photos from […]