Participants became familiar with the techniques of transcribing, identifying, and dating manuscripts of the late medieval and early modern periods.
Scribal Practices in Twelfth-Century Continental Manuscripts
W. Braxton Ross, University of Chicago
The Psychology of Literacy
Paul Saenger, Northwestern University Library (now at the Newberry Library)
The Use of a Radioactive Source in Watermark Detection
David Buisseret, Newberry Library (now professor emeritus, University of Texas at Austin)
The History of Quotation and Citation
Malcolm Parkes, Keble College, University of Oxford
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