Of Women and Insects

Maria Sibylla Merian and the Histoire generale des insectes de Surinam et de toute l’Europe The George Peabody Library is fortunate to possess a beautifully illustrated copy of a 1771 edition of Maria Sibylla Merian’s work, titled Histoire generale des insectes de Surinam et de toute l’Europe, with text in both French and Latin, and […]


Bring Your Class to Special Collections!

Class visits to Special Collections provide students with a tangible experience of history. The materials in our collections support teaching in any number of disciplines, from introductory undergraduate courses to advanced seminars. Classroom space can be booked in the Peabody Library, the Garrett Library, or Eisenhower Special Collections, and staff are happy to assist with […]