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Archives and Special Collections Library

Publications

Some Rare Editions of Dante in Special Collections. Essays by Simona Bondavalli, Nancy Bisaha, Ronald Patkus, and Elizabeth Nogrady, 2021.

Work Prints: Eric Lindbloom’s Panoramas of the Hudson Valley. Introduction by Ronald Patkus and Sasha Bush, 2021.

Votes for Women: Vassar and the Politics of Women's Suffrage. Preface by Mark Seidl, essay by Miriam Cohen, 2020.

The Bannon McHenry James Merrill Collection. Essays by Ronald Patkus and Langdon Hammer, checklist by Emma Iadanza, 2020.

Africana Studies, 1969-2019: A History of Imagining Otherwise. Preface by Laura Streett, essay by Quincy Mills, 2019.

Fine Presses and Poetry of the Great War.  Essay by Livia Bartels, 2019.

Ivan Turgenev and His Library. Essays by Dan Ungurianu, Ronald Patkus, and Nikolai Firtich, 2019.

Homer's Odyssey: A Sampling of Editions in English 1616-2017. Preface by Ronald Patkus, essay by Rachel Friedman, 2018.

The Children’s Books of Nancy Willard. Preface by Ronald Patkus, essay by Jane Yolan, 2017.

Vincent and Vassar. Preface by Laura Streett, essay by Colton Johnson, checklist by Laura Streett and Gretchen Lieb, 2017.

Edna St.Vincent Millay: Treasures from Steepletop. Essays by Holly Peppe and Thomas Hill, 2017.

Shakespeare at Vassar. Essays by Zoltan Markus, Ronald Patkus, Denise Walen, Elizabeth Nogrady, and Leslie Dunn, 2016.

Seeing the Sun: Maria Mitchell’s Observations, 1868-1888. Essay by Debra Elmegreen, 2016.

James Joyce’s Ulysses: Text and Art. Essays by Mary-Kay Lombino and Heesok Chang, 2015.

The Age of Alice: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, and Nonsense in Victorian England; Essays by Lydia Murdoch, Ronald Patkus, Nikolai Firtich, and Nancy Willard, 2015.

Never Before Has Your Like Been Printed: The Nuremberg Chronicle of 1493; Essays by Nancy Bisaha, Ronald Patkus, Nikolai Firtich, and Susan Donahue Kuretsky, 2014.

The Architect's Library: Notable Books on Architectural Themes in the Vassar College Library; Edited by Nicholas Adams, with contributions by students in Art 370 (Spring 2013), professor Brian Lukacher, Art Librarian Thomas Hill, and Vassar graduates Sean Weiss (City University of New York) and Lindsay Cook (Columbia University), 2014.

W.K Rose and the Rose Fellowship; Essay by Colton Johnson; checklist by Ronald Patkus, 2013.

Shirley Jones and the Red Hen Press; By Ronald Patkus, with notes by the artist, 2013.

Reexamining Books: Artist Books and Book Objects by Werner Pfeiffer; By Werner Pfeiffer, with a preface by Thomas Hill, 2012.

Mary McCarthy and Vassar; Essays by Meghan Daum and Ronald Patkus; checklist by Jenna Effenberger, 2012.

From the Archive: Discovering Elizabeth Bishop; Essays by Barbara Page and Ronald Patkus; checklist by Joelle Biele, Lorrie Goldensohn, Saskia Hamilton, Bethany Hicok, Brett Millier, Camille Roman, Barbara Page, Alice Quinn, Lloyd Schwartz, and Thomas Travisano, 2011.

The Most Perfect Education of Body, Mind and Heart: Vassar and the Liberal Arts; Essays by Ronald Patkus, Laura Finkel, Rebecca Edwards, and Rachel Kitzinger; checklist by Laura Finkel, 2011.

Ars Omnia Tuetur: 25 Years of Fine Printing at the Thornwillow Press: Exhibition Checklist; Ronald Patkus and Luke Ives Pontifell, 2010.

Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn; Essays by H. Daniel Peck, Alan Simpson and and Ronald Patkus; checklist by Ronald Patkus, 2010.

Poetry of the Hudson; Essays by Paul Kane and Ronald Patkus; checklist by Samantha H. Klein, 2009.

Charles Dickens in the Marketplace; Essays by Joanne Long and Ronald Patkus, with additional notes by the children of the collector of the Whittaker Dickens Collection, Alfred Heacock Whittaker; checklist by Ronald D. Patkus, Samantha H. Klein and Laura Finkel, 2009.

Robert Owen and the Delicious Dream of the Future; Essays by Ronald D. Patkus and Nicholas Adams; checklist by Samantha H. Klein, 2008.

Walt Whitman and John Burroughs: Literary Comrades; Essays by Ronald D. Patkus, Edward J. Renehan Jr. and Jeff Walker; checklist by Ronald D. Patkus, 2008.

A Life in Art and Letters: Priscilla Morgan; Essays by Arthur Penn, Peter Morais, and Ronald D. Patkus; checklist by Ronald D. Patkus, 2007.

Mapping America: 500 Years of Cartographic Depictions; Essays by Ronald D. Patkus, Philippe Thibault and Mary Ann Cunningham; checklist by Ronald D. Patkus, 2007.

Bernard Shaw: Portraits and Portrayals; Introductory essay by Ronald D. Patkus, biographical essay by Colton Johnson, checklist by Ronald D. Patkus 2006.

The Fergusson Years: Vassar, 1986-2006; Essays by Laura Finkel and Elizabeth Daniels, checklist by Laura Finkel and Rachel Anne Schles, 2006.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary: Sources and Editions; Essays by Ronald D. Patkus and Robert DeMaria, Jr., checklist by Ronald D. Patkus and Dean M. Rogers, 2005.

Albert Einstein: Life and Letters, 1905-1955; An Exhibition Featuring the Morris and Adele Bergreen Albert Einstein Collection at the Vassar College Library; Essays by Ronald D. Patkus, James Challey and Jessica Heckman, checklist by Ronald D. Patkus and Rachel Anne Schles, 2005.

An Administrative History of Vassar College, 1861-2003; edited by Ronald D. Patkus and Elizabeth Daniels, written by Karilyn B. Strickland and Marian Thomas, 2004.

Elizabeth Bishop: A Growing Legacy; Introductory essay by Ronald D. Patkus, biographical essay by Barbara Page, checklist by Ronald D. Patkus and Margaret Dull, 2004.

Uncle Tom's Cabin in Print: The Collection of Mary C. Schlosser; Introductory essay by Mary C. Schlosser, publishing history by Ronald D. Patkus and Mary C. Schlosser; 2004.

Teresa Carreño: Walküre of the Piano; Introductory essay by Sarah R. Canino and Ronald D. Patkus, biographical essay by Brian Mann; 2003.

Incunabula in the Vassar College Library; Introductory essay by Ronald D. Patkus, essay by Benjamin G. Kohl, short-title catalogue by Julie Ann Kemper; 2003.

Mary McCarthy: Adding to the Legacy; Ronald D. Patkus; 2001

Treasures of Americana: 1860-1830; Introduction and checklist by Ronald D. Patkus, essay by James H Merrell; 2001

Priscilla Robertson: An Independent Thinker; quotes chosen by Nancy MacKechnie and Constance Williams, text by Priscilla Robertson; 1993

Women's Papers and Other Collections of Value for Women's Studies; 1993.

Matthew Vassar: More than a Brewer; Elizabeth A. Daniels; 1992

An Account of the Harleian Library; Preface by Robert DeMaria, Jr., text of Samuel Johnson; 1991

A Heritage of Imagination: Folklore from the Bechtel Children's Collection: The Inaugural Exhibition; 1990

SLC: A Life in Letters: An Exhibit; Lisa Browar; 1986

Writers at Work: A Tribute to Elizabeth Bishop, Eleanor Clark, Mary Crapo Hyde and Muriel Rukeyser: An Exhibit; Preface by Lisa Browar; 1984

Aucassin et Nicolette: A Bibliography; by Caroline F. Hover, Introduction by Alfred H. Howell; 1977

A Check List of Western Mediaeval Manuscripts and Incunabula; Foreword by Alan Simpson; 1977

Helen Drusilla Lockwood: A Memoir and Appreciation; Barbara Swain; 1977

Helen Lockwood's College Years: 1908-1912: A Convocation Address; Alan Simpson; 1977

Mark Twain Goes Back to Vassar: An Introduction to the Jean Webster McKinney Family Papers; Alan Simpson; 1977

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