Prange Collection materials in JICC Exhibition

The Prange Collection is excited to announce that six of its baseball-related magazines will be included in an exhibition at the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), the Embassy of Japan, in Washington DC. The exhibition celebrates the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game coming to Washington DC this summer.  For detailed information, please visit […]

Maryland Day 2018

On Saturday, April 28, more than 85,000 people visited the University of Maryland for the 20th annual Maryland Day, the University’s Open House.  We welcomed hundreds of those visitors to Hornbake Library North for Chinese calligraphy and origami! Members of the University of Maryland Origami Club joined us.  They displayed their own origami creations and […]

Report from an annual conferences of AAS/CEAL

On March 21 through 25, 2018, several Prange Collection staff members attended an annual conference of Council on East Asian Libraries (CEAL) as well as an annual conference of Association for Asian Studies (AAS), held in Washington DC. At the CEAL conference, Prange Collection Curator, Yukako Tatsumi, presented in two panels.  The first one was […]

Visit us on Maryland Day 2018!

Saturday, April 28 is Maryland Day! It is the University of Maryland’s annual open house event, and we’re celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.  We will offer Origami and Calligraphy tables at the 1st floor of Hornbake Library North from 10am to 4pm.  Come visit us!

Reports from the iSchool Intern – Processing Mead Smith Karras Papers

[This is a guest post written by Ashley Victoria Haddix, an iSchool Field Studies Intern for Fall 2017 in the Prange Collection.  Also see her personal reflection blog post.] During my time with the Prange Collection, I was given the opportunity to process the Mead Smith Karras Papers, a gift collection of her personal and […]

Spring Break Closure (2018)

The Prange Collection will be closed from Monday, March 19 through Friday, March 23 for the University of Maryland Spring Break. We will resume our postings in late March.

Follow #JapaninDC!

As the Association for Asian Studies‘s annual conference in Washington DC approaches (March 22-25), we will be sharing AAS/Japan/Prange Collection related information via a hashtag #JapaninDC throughout this month on our social media accounts.  Please follow our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! Here are some example tweets… We know some of @AASAsianStudies members will be visiting the Prange […]