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Joanna Banks in her library, ca 2018

Writing Across Genres

African American Women Writers in the Joanna Banks Collection

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Kamin Gallery , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
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
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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"Master B.F.,” Decorated letter P from the Santi Angelo e Niccolò at Villanova Sillaro choirbooks; Lombardy, ca. 1500. The Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E M 76:52

Making the Renaissance Manuscript

Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries

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Goldstein Family Gallery , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Making the Renaissance Manuscript: Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries
Exhibition tour, opening, and catalogue launch - Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Ashley Bryan, "Peggy" illustration from Feedom Over Me (Simon & Schuster, 2016)

Remarkable Figures

Women in the Art of Ashley Bryan

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Snyder-Granader Study Alcove , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Ney flutes

Re-covering the Ney Collection

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

Audubon's Birds of America

On permanent display

Audubon exhibit case , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Ms. Coll. 115, Evans’s 8 September 1868 sketch of Napoleon III (Louis-Napoleon)

Thomas W. Evans and Royalty

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Dental Library Display Space , Levy Dental Medicine Library