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Gregory Pass

About Gregory Pass

Gregory Pass is Assistant Dean for Special Collections; Director, Vatican Film Library

VFL OPEN HOUSE — 29 September

Have you ever wondered what’s in the Vatican Film Library? Have you ever held a real medieval manuscript in your hands? Are you mystified by the arcana of paleography and sigillography? Are you a student in search of a dissertation topic, … Continue reading

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VFL Mellon Fellow’s Recent Publication

Professor Emil J. Polak, a 2009 Vatican Film Library Mellon Fellow and retired faculty member of the City University of New York, has completed the final volume of his Medieval and Renaissance Letter Treatises and Form Letters with the publication of vol. 3, … Continue reading

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40th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

The Vatican Film Library will celebrate its 40th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies this coming 11-12 October 2013. This annual two-day conference features a wide array of topics in medieval and Renaissance manuscript studies, addressing subjects such as paleography, … Continue reading

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Library Faculty Member Receives Research Grant from Spanish Government

Susan L’Engle, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the Vatican Film Library in the University Libraries Special Collections, has been awarded a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness as a member of a collaborative project entitled “Illuminated Manuscripts during … Continue reading

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Recollected Forms: A New Exhibit in the Vatican Film Library

A new exhibit of medieval manuscripts, entitled Recollected Forms, is now on display in the Vatican Film Library of the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections. Curated by Ashley Nolan, a doctoral candidate in the Department of English and CMRS … Continue reading

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Vatican Film Library Announces New Short-Term Mellon Research Fellows

The Vatican Film Library in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections announces three new research fellows in its Mellon Fellowship Program for spring and early summer of 2013. These short-term fellowships are offered to support research using the Vatican … Continue reading

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University Archivist to Receive Catholic Library Association Award

John Waide (A&S ’73), University Archivist in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections, has been named as the recipient of the 2013 Fons Sapientiae (Seat of Wisdom) Award by the Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Catholic Library Association. … Continue reading

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Vatican Film Library Exhibit of Medieval Manuscript Facsimiles

The Vatican Film Library announces its current exhibition, “How shal the world be served?” Aspects of the Medieval Secular World, on display 1 October–1 November 2012 on the first level of Pius XII Memorial Library. The exhibit takes its title … Continue reading

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39th Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library will host its 39th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies this coming 12–13 October 2012. This annual, two-day conference features papers on a broad variety of topics in medieval and Renaissance manuscript studies, … Continue reading

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New Alumni Magazines Digital Collection

In a cooperative project between Archives & Manuscripts, the Saint Louis University Libraries Digitization Center, and University Marketing and Communications, we are proud to announce the library’s latest digital collection — “Saint Louis University Alumni Magazines.” The university’s first alumni … Continue reading

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