Win the 2019-2020 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize!
Are you a collector of books, manuscripts, maps, photographs, recordings, coins, or other materials that can be found in libraries? Submit an essay to win the 2019-2020 Elmer Adler Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize!
First prize: $2000
Second prize: $1500
Third prize: $1000
This prize is awarded annually to undergraduate students who show the most thought and ingenuity in assembling a thematically coherent collection of books, manuscripts, or other material normally collected by libraries. This includes a vast array of formats and potential subject areas. For examples, see the various collections that are housed in Special Collections at Princeton University Library. Past winning essays include those that described collections of books, comic books, miniature books, poetry, photographs, maps, sheet music, vinyl records, Blu-ray movies, to name some examples.
For more information, visit the Library website.
Open to Princeton University undergraduate students
Sponsored by Princeton University Library