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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
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
Red Etchings: Soviet Book Illustration from the Collection of Monroe Price
Guest curator talk and reception - Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 5:30PM
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
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
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
First place: Sunset over the Lessley Site, Smith Creek Archaeological Project, Fort Adams, Mississippi

Museum Library: student photo contest

Penn in the Field 2019

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LJS 47, fol. 41v, showing a chromatic scale diagram, merged with a detail of the linked data model of the Mapping Manuscript Migrations Project

12th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Hooking Up

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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
Rare Book Department, Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library, 3rd fl.
Exhibit: Soviet architecture

Soviet Architecture: The Fifth View

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st floor
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
Ptolemy, [Almagest] [manuscript] [Spain], A.H. 783 (1381), LJS 268, 132v

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Arabic and Greek Science and Philosophy

Form and Style in the Transmission to the Latin West

Professor Charles Burnett, The Warburg Institute, University of London

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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
Monday, November 11: Fides Interpres
Tuesday, November 12: Sensus huius litterae est
Thursday, November 14: Intentio mea in hoc libro
Detail

Audubon's Birds of America

On permanent display

Audubon exhibit case , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor