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New in the Archives
Mayan Hearts (Diccionario del corazón). San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas : Taller Leñateros,  Rare Books at JPL PM4466.Z95 S635 2002 Mayan Hearts was inspired by a fifteenth century dictionary of Mayan heart metaphors, found in the vault at Princeton University's library, by Robert M. Laughlin, curator of Mesoamerican anthropology at the Smithsonian. Naul Ojeda, a renowned Uruguayan artist, created the woodblock artwork for the book. The book was produced by Taller Leñateros, The Woodlander Workshop, a co-op of Mayan and mestizo women artists, papermakers, printers, and craftsmen founded by Ambar Past. The book is handmade with stamped and mackled silkscreen and with paper made from maguey and mistletoe.
Rare Books: 85 Archival Collections:4
Culinary Star Rosemary Kowalski Donates Company and Personal Records to the UTSA Libraries
UTSA Libraries Calls for MLK and Women’s March Artifacts
"“These items are often thrown away or discarded, and while they aren’t what we traditionally think of as historical documents, they can serve as a platform for voicing issues important to individuals in our community,” head of UTSA Libraries Special Collections Amy Rushing stated in a news release." -The Rivard Report
UTSA Libraries Named an Official Partner of San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration
Writing Comp Students Gain Firsthand Experience with UTSA’s Historical Treasures
Special Collections Staff Receive the UTSA Staff Appreciation Award for January 2017
Nominated by Head of Special Collections Amy Rushing (Who we consider to be the best boss ever)