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  • Digitizing the Foliophiles Eastern Leaf Collection

    Digitizing the Foliophiles Eastern Leaf Collection

    By Maggie Bennink, ’24 BA in History & Classic Civilizations, Digital Initiatives Assistant I was introduced to Pages From the Past over the 2023 spring semester, through an independent study led by Dr. Cory Crawford in the Classics Department. The items we looked at – a cylinder seal and a cuneiform tablet – are a…


  • Let It Burn: Artists’ Books and the Lure of the Flame

    Let It Burn: Artists’ Books and the Lure of the Flame

    By Miriam Intrator, Special Collections Librarian Throughout the fall 2023 semester, the exhibit, Let It Burn: Artists’ Books and the Lure of the Flame was on display in Alden Library. * artists’ book = book as art object, or, art object as book *  A video accompanying the exhibit demonstrates the books in motion. Part…


  • Teaching & Studying the Classics Today: A Faculty & Student Roundtable

    Teaching & Studying the Classics Today: A Faculty & Student Roundtable

    By Miriam Intrator, Special Collections Librarian, Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections On November 6, 2023, a group of faculty and students from Classics & Religious Studies came together to discuss collaborative course projects and research conducted in partnership with the Rare Book Collection. A recording of the roundtable is available. Learn more about…


  • Persian and Arabic Manuscripts in the Digital Archives

    Persian and Arabic Manuscripts in the Digital Archives

    By Mina Sadeghzadeh, ’24 Master of Art History, Rare Books Graduate Assistant, Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections This semester, I had the great opportunity to be a graduate assistant at the Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections under the guidance of Dr. Miriam Intrator. I specifically worked with the Special Collection in…


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