Current Exhibition

Corita Kent: Footnotes and Headlines exhibition

Corita Kent: Footnotes and Headlines

August 24, 2015 to December 4, 2015

Drawn from the Schlesinger Library’s collection of artist Corita Kent’s papers, letters, and images, this exhibition explores her career, artistic process, teaching, and activism.

Inside the Collections

[Schlesinger Library Blackwell Family Papers Digital Collection]

New Blackwell Family Digital Suite

The Schlesinger Library is pleased to announce the opening of the Blackwell Family Digital Suite for the online delivery of the Blackwell Family Papers.

Picks & Finds

[Preprinted promotional label pasted onto the front free endpaper of Avis DeVoto’s copy of Mastering the Art of   French Cooking, vol. 2. Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library]

Avis DeVoto and the Case of the Missing Mustard

The Schlesinger Library has several wonderful association copies of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, including those of Denise Schorr, Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, and Ruth Lockwood. The capstone, however, is our recent acquisition of inscribed copies that belonged to Avis DeVoto.

[Death masks of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library]

Remembering Sacco and Vanzetti

Papers of women and families held by the Schlesinger Library document various aspects of the high profile, emotionally charged Sacco and Vanzetti case.