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Conserving Early Modern Books
This session will describe grant-funded conservation work underway to treat damaged books printed before 1800 held in the department of Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC). By utilizing modern conservation ...
A Palouse Yankee in Sir Bodley's Court or Ephemera in Oxford and in the Pacific Northwest
(Northwest Archivists, 2006-12)
This essay describes my sabbatical (2006) in the Rare Books Department at the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. I describe the notion of printed ephemera and how such materials are managed in Britain and at Washington ...
English 492: From Manuscript to E-Book Studies in Print Culture
This course will introduce you to a growing approach to “English” in its broadest sense. We will examine literature (itself a widely diverse subject) as not just texts or narratives but as physical objects, the make-up of ...
Photographs taken by me during my 2005-2006 sabbatical at the Bodleian Library.
Maps and their textual associations in a digital collection: a report from the Early Washington Maps project
Maps after their removal from books, reports, or archival collections, have often been divorced from their original textual environment. This separation, whether initially made for resale, preservation, or storage, between ...
General Education 111 Section 25 Syllabus
During the course, we will take a comparative global approaching to examining world cultures from 1500 to the present. Through the careful reading of a variety of primary and secondary sources, we will examine a number ...