Category: Public Policy Papers
Princeton University Library’s Special Collections, which hold materials spanning millennia across the globe, have a fair share of demonic depictions lurking on the shelves. One never knows which ghost, goblin, monster, or other feared spectre could possibly come traipsing through the vault’s locked door.
On the second Thursday of the month, five objects from across Special Collections’ vast holdings will be on display in the lobby of Firestone Library for anyone to come and see. Here are the objects featured in September 2023.
I am Caitlin Abadir-Mullally and I wholeheartedly enjoyed my summer as the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Archival Fellow at Princeton’s Mudd Library. I am a Philadelphia-based archivist with an interest in digital archives and reparative description.
In the Haaland case, the Supreme Court rejected a states’ right argument that would have gutted the ICWA, instead deciding by 7-2 that the Congress does have the constitutional authority to pass legislation to “secure the right of Indian parents to raise their families as they please; the right of Indian children to grow in their culture; and the right of Indian communities to resist fading into the twilight of history.”
The homophile magazines available within Mudd Library’s American Civil Liberties Union Records and Arthur C. Warner Papers are rich in their insight into the multiple methods of activism taken up by homophile organizations. One such approach, as described in the magazine Drum: Sex in Perspective in 1966, positioned “the homosexual’s chief problem…as an inability and reluctance to hold his head high as a homosexual.”