Archive for March, 2016

Constitution Conserved

When the Chapin Library’s draft printing of the U.S. Constitution was lent to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in 2014, to be displayed next to the Lincoln Cathedral copy of the Magna Charta, conservators expressed concern over a “fog” within our document’s protective frame of glass and Lexan polycarbonate. Their initial fear was […]

Chapin in ScientEphic Blog

Elizabeth Jacobsen, Class of 2016, has published a fine article, “Chapin Rare Books Library Unites Science and History”, on the Williams College Science Blog, The ScientEphic. In addition to commenting on some of the ways the Chapin collections cross academic disciplines, Elizabeth’s post serves as a reminder that students and faculty in all departments of […]