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Photo of palm leaf manuscript archive by Anthony M Cerulli

Manuscriptistan

Photographs by Anthony M. Cerulli

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Kamin Gallery , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Seeing, Framing, and Experiencing Manuscript Cultures in Contemporary India
Lecture and panel discussion, Thursday, November 5, 5PM
Marian Anderson boarding a plane

Marian Anderson on the World Stage

On exhibit beginning August 25, 2016

Marian Anderson Gallery , Albrecht Music Library, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 4th floor
Reflect

Common Press & Kelly Writers House

The Word Made Manifest

Text in Handmade Paper

On exhibit: -

Detail

Audubon's Birds of America

On permanent display

Audubon exhibit case , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Detail from Ludwig Abielle, Ill sonates pour le clavicin ou pianoforte opera III (France, 17th century), UPenn Ms. Codex 13, Kislak Center.

A series jointly sponsored by the Penn Music Department &
the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts & the Otto E Albrecht Music Library

Music in the Pavilion

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
September 27, 2019 Night Music Chamber Ensemble
November 8, 2019 "The varies Carols I Hear" Penn Sings Whitman
January 17, 2020 Jasper String Quartet & Friends
April 10, 2020 Arcana New Music Ensemble
Nikolay Ushin, book cover design for  Emil Zola's Germinal (Russia, 1926), Monroe Price Collection, Kislak Center

Red Etchings:

Soviet Book Illustrations from the Collection of Monroe Price

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Snyder-Granader Study Alcove , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Tab. VI from Philip Pfaff's "Abhandlung von den Zähnen des menschlichen Körpers und deren Krankheiten" (RK301 P53 1756)

Early Medical and Dental Books

From the Thomas Wiltberger Evans Collection

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Dental Library Display Space , Levy Dental Medicine Library
The Bibliophile as Bookbinder: The Angling Binding of S.A. Neff, Jr.

The Bibliophile as Bookbinder

The Angling Binding of S.A. Neff, Jr.

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Goldstein Family Gallery , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Rocky on the Philadelphia Museum steps holding up a cello

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians 5th Annual Audience Appreciation Day

String Trio in the Pavilion

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Halftone reproduction of the Musical Fund Hall, 1824. Courtesy of the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Musical Fund Society at 200

Diffusion of Taste in Philadelphia, 1820-2020

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Eugene Ormandy Gallery , Albrecht Music Library, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 4th floor