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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2016     Views: 87

ACQUISITION

Early in 2015, the Princeton University Library acquired the personal working library of Algerian-Born French Jewish philosopher Jacques Derrida (1930-2004). The library consists of more than 18,000 published books and other materials representing a lifetime of reading. For more about the acquisition, see:

Princeton University Library Acquires Jacques Derrida's Personal Library

ACCESS TO THE COLLECTION

To access the collection, which circulates within the Dulles Reading Room of the Firestone Library, researchers must register for a Special Collections Research Account.  To register, please see the following:

Registration and Reading Room Access Information

After registering for a research account, material may be requested to view in the reading room via the request features of the collection finding aids:

http://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/RBD1

http://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/RBD1.1