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Robert E. Lee's Socks

The Extraordinary World of MARBL: Robert E. Lee’s Socks

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library is a place of discovery. All are welcome to visit and explore our unique holdings, whether as a researcher or an observer. The breadth and depth of our collections are vast, and it...

Dooley and his entourage visit MARBL during Dooley's Week 2013

Dooley Visits MARBL

Dooley and his entourage visit MARBL during Dooley’s Week 2013   Share This week, MARBL was fortunate enough to have a surprise visit from Dooley and his entourage. Dooley came to MARBL and asked to see some University Archives materials...

MARBL Settles Into a New Space

We at MARBL would like to thank everyone for their patience while we created a new space for our books and technical services teams. From the loud, sometimes disruptive, construction, to the recent, hectic book move, we appreciate everyone who...

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Rare Books

Summer Reading in MARBL

Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1853,red morocco Kelliegram Binding by Kelly & Sons.   Share Related Story: Your Old Books Related Links:  Search for these books and more in our catalog- DiscoverE Visit MARBL    Join the discussion...

A Caxton in MARBL

by David Faulds, Rare Book Librarian, dfaulds [at] emory [dot] edu At the end of 2010 MARBL received a splendid gift of rare books from Emory alum Stuart Rose. Among the treasures was Polychronicon by Ranulf Higden (2011 108) produced...

New acquisition of illustrated prayer book manuscript, 1575

MARBL has just acquired a personalized Jesuit prayer book in manuscript incorporating devotional prints: [JESUIT MANUSCRIPT PRAYER BOOK]. Libellus Piarum Precum… [Trier?], colophon: 1575.   “What’s interesting about this ‘Trier’ manuscript”, comments Professor Walter Melion, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of...