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Barbie Makes an Appearance in the Mertz Library

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First introduced in 1959, Barbie has since pushed through gender norms, taking on occupations like airline pilot, astronaut, doctor, scientist, athlete, and president. Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

The First Children’s Gardening Book—in Latin

Posted in History & People, Inside our Collections

The Mertz Library recently acquired a 1545 edition of a children’s book, De Re Hortensi Libellus. Originally published in 1535, it is thought to be ... Read More

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