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Symposium on Exploring the Newberry's Resources: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Newberry Library

The Newberry Library

Friday, February 2, 1990Saturday, February 3, 1990
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Studies Program
Early Modern Studies Program

This symposium was designed to provide both a broad overview of the Newberry Library Special Collections and a detailed exposition of some of the library’s strengths.


Friday, February 2


Introduction and welcome
Mary Beth Rose, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Illinois at Chicago)
Peggy McCracken, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Michigan)


European History at the Newberry
David Buisseret, The Newberry Library (now University of Texas-Arlington, emeritus)


Pre-1500 Manuscripts


Paul Saenger, The Newberry Library


Resources for Women’s Studies
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Saturday, February 3


Printing History in the History of Culture


Paul F. Gehl, The Newberry Library


Music Performance and Music History


Mary Springfels, The Newberry Consort


Medieval and Renaissance Illustrated Books
Sandra L. Hindman, Northwestern University


Arthuriana


Ruth Hamilton, The Newberry Library


Renaissance English Books
S. Clark Hulse, University of Illinois at Chicago


Medieval and Renaissance Maps at the Newberry


James Akerman, The Newberry Library


Exploring the New World
Michael Palencia-Roth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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