William Blake, Visionary

A new exhibition, “William Blake, Visionary / Envisioning William Blake,” is now on view in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library’s 1st floor exhibition gallery. William Blake (1757-1827) died in obscurity, the genius of his visionary art only … Continue reading

This Just In: Spring Miscellany

U.Va.’s Final Exercises have concluded, and Grounds is quiet this week. Shortly the summer session will begin (as well as the inevitable summer construction projects), and both temperature and humidity will, no doubt, rise. Under Grounds it is busyness as … Continue reading

ABCs of Special Collections: E is for

Welcome to our newest installment in the ABC series!  Today, we give you the letter… E is for Endpapers With rare exceptions, endpapers are not part of the book as printed. They are the double leaves (or pages) added at … Continue reading