“Why is it no one ever sent me yet one perfect limousine, do you suppose? Ah no, it's always just my luck to get one perfect rose.”—Dorothy Parker Robert John more »
Smithsonian Libraries / Unbound
The Libraries was well represented at this year’s annual meeting of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries (CBHL) on May 12-15, 2009, hosted by the Missouri Botanical Garden in more »
Looking for Mushrooms: Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk, Minimal Art; San Francisco 1955-1968. Cologne, Germany: Museum Ludwig, 2008. This catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum Ludwig in Cologne focuses more »
Elwin R. Sanborn, The New York Zoological Park, 1905, Orang-utans around a table The Libraries has many guidebooks in its collections, as well as an interesting online show.
Gillette Safety Razor Co., Gillette Blade, Silver Jubilee Issue, 1926, Catalog cover, globe and razor (top) and Tuckaway and Traveler razors (below) “We do not realize it, but compared with more »
Today is Bald Eagle Day.—Elizabeth Periale William L. Bailey, Our own birds; or a familiar natural history of the birds of the United States, 1863, "Bald eagle, Engraving of the more »