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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
Ms. Codex 315, Miscellany of religious verse and prose, 15th century, fol. 2r

SIMS Italian Studies Fellow in Italian Manuscript Studies

Texts on Flyleaves

An Investigation on Petrarch’s Writing Uses

Professor Maddalena Signorini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
"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
Detail

Audubon's Birds of America

On permanent display

Audubon exhibit case , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Graphic showing train on trestle from below

We Are the Storm / Migration Now

Activist Poster Art by Justseeds Artists' Cooperative

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 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
Ney flutes

Re-covering the Ney Collection

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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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Covers of two journals, The Black Scholar and Black Lesbians, from the Joanna Banks Collection.

2020 Jay I. Kislak Symposium

Black Women Writing Across Genres
in the Late 20th Century

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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