Collection Highlight: Maurice Sendak’s Dear Mili

As I looked through the descriptions of the interactive exhibits featured in Play by design, The World of Children’s Books,  one offering immediately caught my attention – Dear Mili, written by Wilhem Grimm and Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.    Sendak hooked me years ago when I was doing a stint as a preschool teacher and would … More Collection Highlight: Maurice Sendak’s Dear Mili

New Acquisitions Highlight: James Beard and the Gastronomie Pratique

In our New Acquisitions Highlight posts, we’ll tell you about new items we’ve recently brought in to the Bentley, and share some of their stories with you. I’m very excited to share this month’s highlight, because it’s one of my first acquisitions in culinary history (a new area we’re collecting in), and one I’m very … More New Acquisitions Highlight: James Beard and the Gastronomie Pratique