Book Find: “Of what use is language?”

Editor’s note: this post was researched and written by Book Traces @ UVA project assistant Nitisha Potti, with editing by me (Kristin Jensen). One of the greatest perks of working with Book Traces @ UVA is that you come across … Continue reading

Book Find: How a 19th-century letter became the tool to unearth a scandalous affair

Editor’s note: this post was researched and written by Book Traces @ UVA project assistant Nitisha Potti. With the advent of digital media, everybody has become a Biographer or an Author or a Blogger. Given that researching about almost anybody’s … Continue reading

The Reading Habits of Randolph H. McKim

Editor’s note: This is a guest post written by Book Traces @ UVA intern Araba Dennis, a double major in Latin American Studies and American Studies who spent part of the fall 2016 semester researching the history of the Alderman … Continue reading

Book find: A message of hope in World War I

Editor’s note: this post was researched and written by Book Traces @ UVA project assistant Nitisha Potti. During my stint with Book Traces @ UVA, I came across this intriguing intervention in one of the books I had pulled out. … Continue reading