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Common Press & Kelly Writers House

The Word Made Manifest

Text in Handmade Paper

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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
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
Patricia Brennan

Making Artificial Intelligence Trustable, Transparent & Useful

The Role of the National Library of Medicine

Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD
Director, National Library of Medicine

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , 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
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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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
Detail from of Charles Godfrey Leland's May 3, 1870 letter to George Henry Baker, UPenn Ms. Coll. 1070

Archives Month Philly

From Antarctica to Zimbabwe

Around the World with Archives, Books and Codices

October 23, 2019, 5:00-6:30 PM

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th 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
Exhibit: Soviet architecture

Soviet Architecture: The Fifth View

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st 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
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
Walt Whitman, “22 specifications,” Manuscript, [1882], List of the passages to be expunged from James Osgood’s 1881 Boston edition (6th ed.) of Whitman’s Leaves of Grass.

Censorship & Democracy: From Whitman to the 21st Century

A panel in conjunction with Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy

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