The University Press Week blog tour continues with day four, aptly themed Throwback Thursday. Delve into the fascinating past of university press publishing with new featured posts from these presses:
Project Muse celebrates their 20th anniversary by offering some highlights from their 20 years of university press content.
University of Minnesota Press shares infographics highlighting their 90th birthday this year.
University of Chicago Press offers a TBT written as a letter from the past…from the year the PDF was introduced in 1991.
University of Manitoba Press shares books, catalogs, and book launch photos from the 48 years UMP has been publishing.
University of Washington Press celebrates their centennial by featuring highlights and photos from 100 years of UW Press history.
Duke University Press brings us a special throwback to all of their surprising journal covers.
University of Texas Press offers a look back on the street style of 1970s Pennsylvania through the lens of seminal street photographer Mark Cohen.
University of Michigan Press describes the evolution of their book, “Michigan Trees” through the more than 100 years the publication has been maintained and edited, with a screen shot of the original cover.
University Press of Kansas takes a trip through their list via a “Today in History” theme.
Minnesota Historical Society Press shares Mike Evangelist’s Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s, which captures a memorable time and place in the past.
University of California Press remembers their Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 1 publication in 2010: A media cause célèbre.
University of Toronto Press highlights the various cover designs their journals have had over the years (some journals have been publishing for hundreds of years, so expect some interesting ones!)
Fordham University Press features What Might Have Been… A trip through New York City’s Unbuilt Subway System.