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44th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

Organized annually since 1974 by the Vatican Film Library, part of the Saint Louis University Libraries Department of Special Collections, this two-day conference features papers on a wide variety of topics in medieval and Renaissance manuscript studies — paleography, codicology, … Continue reading

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“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages”—Lecture and Gallery Talk

“The Language Of Clothing In The Middle Ages” Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:00 P.M. Pius XII Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Gallery The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces a public lecture … Continue reading

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“(Re)presenting the Medieval Body: The Role of Clothing and Textiles”—VFL Exhibition & Lecture

(Re)presenting the Medieval Body: The Role of Clothing and Textiles An Exhibition in Pius XII Memorial Library 12 October 2016 – 2016 December 31 The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library—part of Special Collections in the Saint Louis University Libraries—announces … Continue reading

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43rd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies, 14-15 October, 2016

The Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library, part of the University Libraries Department of Special Collections, invites all to attend its 43rd Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies, 14–15 October 2016. This two-day conference each year offers a variety of sessions … Continue reading

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Patterns in Paste: Reflections on Rare Books’ Paste Paper Workshop

On Wednesday, April 6th, the Rare Books reading room underwent its second transformation of the semester from quiet research space to improvised dominotier studio, this time for a workshop in the art of paste paper. The hour-long session – a … Continue reading

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Paste Paper: The Common Knowledge Craft

What do these two images have in common? They may share neither a color palette nor a design, but both depict paste papers found in eighteenth-century bindings. Such papers — some boasting bright shocks of color, others dull or faded — are scattered … Continue reading

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Curator’s Talk — “The East in Script and Print”

A Curator’s Talk by Ben Halliburton, Department of History, for the Exhibit The East in Script and Print: Manuscripts in Asia from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries Vatican Film Library Pius XII Memorial Library, Rm 105 15 April 2016, 3:30 … Continue reading

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Colorful Transformations: A Marbled Paper Workshop Recap

Many a book could be clothed in style with the papers produced by participants in our February 11th marbling workshop. Among the workshop’s eight attendees were SLU students (both undergraduate and graduate), an alumna, and faculty and staff members from all … Continue reading

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Marbling Workshop in the Rare Books Reading Room

If you missed Rare Books’ Marbling Pop-Up Station during finals week, here’s your chance to learn trough marbling and to create vibrant, Valentine-worthy decorated papers! On Thursday, February 11th, we will be holding a marbling workshop in the Rare Books … Continue reading

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De-stress December with Marbling at Pius Library

  It’s finals week, and everyone’s working hard. Pius XII Memorial Library is the place to be if you want to meet with your subject librarian, check out books, do research and writing, or review your work with a writing … Continue reading

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