Books on Display

I’m a big believer in letting the public interact with rare books (within reason, obviously – one of my coworkers once nicknamed me “the Hammer” when I was apparently rather forceful in telling a girl not to turn the pages too quickly. In my recollection, I was perfectly polite), and one of the best parts […]

A Photographer at the Becker

This past week Bradley Bauer, a local St. Louis photographer, came to Archives and Rare Books to take pictures. I met him at the Art Outside Alternative Art Fair held at the Schlafly Bottleworks, and immediately fell in love with his pictures of 19th century books and pharmaceutical artifacts held at the Saint Louis College […]