1996 NEH Summer Institute in the Spanish and Hispanic-American Archival Sciences

Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
NEH Programs - Renaissance
Monday, June 24, 1996 to Friday, August 2, 1996
Directed by Consuelo Varela, Escuela de Estudios Hispano Americanos de Sevilla.

This six-week institute provided intensive training in the reading and editing of Spanish and Hispanic-American manuscript books and documents from the late medieval through the early modern periods. It also offered a thorough orientation to the archives, libraries, and manuscript collections available for work in Spanish and Hispanic-American studies. Twenty-five scholars participated. Fifteen were faculy, including one full-time librarian, two historians, ten literary scholars, one musicologist, and one professor of law. The remainder of participants were graduate students.

Learn more about the institute’s director: Consuelo Varela, Escuela de Estudios Hispano Americanos de Sevilla.

Funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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