Archive | January, 2010

Posting It! Live at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum

January 10 was the 170th anniversary of the opening day of the Penny Post. To celebrate this occasion, The Smithsonian National Postal Museum hosted a talk with Catherine Golden, author of Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing. Watch this fascinating talk here:

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Beyond the Book: A Hidden Jewel from UPF’s Publishing Past

The Windward Road Archie Fairchild Carr(1909–1987) was the world’s leading authority on sea turtles, a legendary educator, a brilliant writer of both scientific and popular literature, and an internationally acclaimed advocate of conservation. Three of his ten published books are available from the University Press of Florida: Ulendo: Travels of A Naturalist in and Out of […]

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