Special Collections Open House: New Medieval and Early Modern Acquisitions

Friday, October 12, 2018

12:30 pm

Barchas Room, Special Collections, Green Library Map

Sponsored by:
Stanford University Libraries

On display will be new acquisitions in medieval and early modern books and manuscripts, including a Hebrew Mahzor leaf from Spain (circa 14th-15th century), the manuscript notebook of a tavern owner in Florence from 1567-1575, and a German incunable on medieval astronomy.

This event is on a drop-in basis, so please feel free to stop in for a quick look or an in-depth exploration of the materials on display.

Image caption: Leopoldus de Austria, Compilatio de astrorum scientia (Augsburg: E. Ratdolt, 1489) Department of Special Collections Barchas KA1489 .L46

When:
Friday, October 12, 2018
12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where:
Barchas Room, Special Collections, Green Library Map
Tags:

Arts International Visual Exhibition Humanities Literary Science 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Contact:
ksmith11@stanford.edu