Tag Archives: SLU Library Associates

Revealing Rare Books in SLU’s Special Collections

Over the past ten years, the international special collections community has made a concerted effort to provide access to rare books and manuscripts in their holdings that were previously uncataloged or lacking online description — effectively, hidden collections. The Saint … Continue reading

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New Acquisition in the Vatican Film Library

The Vatican Film Library in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections has acquired a new facsimile of an outstanding medieval manuscript, the Weihnachtsmissale Alexanders VI (or the Christmas Missal of Pope Alexander VI, fig. 1). The original manuscript contains … Continue reading

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New Billiken Club / Firecracker Press Collection in Archives

Archives & Manuscripts in the Saint Louis University Libraries Special Collections is pleased to announce the acquisition of a virtually complete run of posters created for SLU’s Billiken Club by the Firecracker Press of St. Louis, MO. Produced between 2006 … Continue reading

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New Acquisitions in the Vatican Film Library

The Teaching Collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Vatican Film Library has just been enriched by two acquisitions. They comprise two leaves from an Italian Bible, datable to around 1300, and two leaves from an Italian veterinary manuscript, … Continue reading

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