As the world mourns the passing of Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate in Literature and Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus, at Princeton University, Princeton University Library (PUL) presents in her memory a selection of first editions, translations, corrected typescripts, and a handwritten first draft of her novels.

The exhibition is a tribute to her profound legacy and impact on writing, culture, and beyond. The materials on display are part of the Toni Morrison Papers, which are permanently housed in PUL's Rare Books and Special Collections.

Please note that Firestone Library is open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.

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  • Starting Friday, August 16th, 2019, repeated every day until Friday, August 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm


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