The Mass Observation project recorded the views and experiences of ordinary Britons from 1937 into the early 1960s. The archive is a rich source of information about Britain before, during, and after World War II, and about changes in attitudes to many topics in social and economic life.
Stop by Burling and take a look at our new spotlight item on first floor containing a letter dated 1843 from Iowa Band member Edwin B. Turner to fellow Band member William Salter. The Iowa Band members were a group of missionaries who became founding members of Grinnell College.
The Burling Library display celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising featuring books and media that explore themes of revolution, class, culture, identity, sexuality and representation.
This edition of Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect by Robert Burns (1759–1796) was published in 1787 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Donated to the Grinnell College Special Collections and Archives by George Pinne.