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Library Colloquium: History of Caxton Printers of Idaho

Assistant Professor and Archivist Alessandro Meregaglia will give a talk about his current research on the history of Caxton Printers at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5 in Albertsons Library, room 201C. This event is free and open to the … (Read More) Library Colloquium: History of Caxton Printers of Idaho

Tom Trusky Book Arts exhibit

A new display in the lobby of Albertsons Library features a selection of artists’ books created by Boise State students in the 1990s as part of the coursework for Book Arts classes taught by English Professor Tom Trusky. The artwork … (Read More) Tom Trusky Book Arts exhibit

Alumna identifies people in photo archives

When Joan (Edwards) Williams and her son Matt were browsing Historic Boise State, a collection of archived photos, they noticed a lot of names missing from the photos. Joan went to Boise Junior College (BJC) from 1949 to 1951, participated … (Read More) Alumna identifies people in photo archives

100th Commencement Celebration at Boise State

This May’s graduation marks the 100th individual commencement ceremony at Boise State University. The first commencement took place in 1934, when the University was in its infancy as Boise Junior College and only offered two-year degrees. The early commencements were … (Read More) 100th Commencement Celebration at Boise State

First Folio Exhibition Opens Today

First Folio Exhibit Opens Today Today you have the chance to see one of the world’s most influential books in person! Boise State University and Albertsons Library are honored to host First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from … (Read More) First Folio Exhibition Opens Today

First Folio Opening Ceremony: This Saturday!

This Saturday is the First Folio in Idaho Grand Opening Carnival. Celebrate the First Folio’s first visit to Idaho beginning with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Daniel DeSimone, Eric Weinmann Librarian from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Visit the exhibition and bring … (Read More) First Folio Opening Ceremony: This Saturday!

One Week Until First Folio!

Next week is the opening of First Folio! the Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library. This free, multi-panel exhibition explores Shakespeare’s impact, and is accompanied by interactive displays. What will be on display? “What’s Past … (Read More) One Week Until First Folio!

Shakespeare’s First Folio! Coming to Boise State University

Boise State University is honored to host First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC. The exhibit features an original First Folio – the first published collection of Shakespeare’s plays – printed … (Read More) Shakespeare’s First Folio! Coming to Boise State University

First Folio! Facts

First Folio By The Numbers A First Folio weighs about 4lbs. 13oz The height of a single page is typically between 12 3/8 – 13 3/8 inches and the width is typically 8 – 8 3/4 inches The First Folio … (Read More) First Folio! Facts

First Folio in Idaho – Grand Opening Carnival

The library is pleased to announce that Shakespeare’s First Folio will be showcased at Boise State University. To celebrate the opening, come to the opening ceremony! Please join us on August 20, from 1-5pm at the Yanke Family Research Park, … (Read More) First Folio in Idaho – Grand Opening Carnival