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COVID-19 update: The Penn Libraries is now hosting both virtual and in-person workshops and events. Please refer to individual event pages for details. In accordance with Penn’s COVID-19 Guidelines, outside visitors attending events on campus are required to wear a mask, attest to having been vaccinated, and register their contact information with the organizers in case follow-up from contact tracers is needed.

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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
Detail from fold-out engraved image in Charles Crawford, Observations on Negro-Slavery (Philadelphia: Eleazer Oswald, 1790)

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Printing Abolition

How the Fight to Ban the British Slave Trade Was Won, 1783–1807

Michael F. Suarez, S.J., Director, Rare Book School and University Professor, University of Virginia

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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
"Les Juifs," photograph from Constantinople ancienne et moderne (Ms. Coll. 445)

From the Kislak Stacks

Armenian Photographers, a Turkish Sultan, a French Empress, and an American Doctor

The stories behind an Ottoman album of Constantinople photographs (Ms. Coll. 445)

Nicholas Brenner and John Pollack [in-person event]

Lea Library , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Data Jam short logo

Virtual Workshop Series

Research Data & Digital Scholarship Data Jam

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Online
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