Rare Book School
provides continuing-education opportunities for students from all disciplines and skill levels to study the history of written, printed, and digital materials with leading scholars and professionals in the field.
Oct 152017Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
Presented by: Rare Book School and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Philadelphia, PA • Times vary
312017James Rivington: Transatlantic Bookseller, Entrepreneur, and Bankrupt
Lecturer: Christine Ferdinand
UVA Special Collections • 5:30 p.m.
252017Gatherings of Pages: Saving Federal Scientific Data
Lecturer: Laurie Allen
Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, University of Pennsylvania • 6:00 p.m.
Dear Friends and Members of the Rare Book School Community,
We are most grateful for the thoughtful messages of concern and support that many have sent. I am happy to be able to assure you that all of our RBS staff and their families are safe.
Nonetheless, we are disgusted and saddened that such hatred and violence should come to our University and to Charlottesville. We mourn the death of counter-protester Heather Heyer and Virginia State Troopers Berke Bates and Jay Cullen, and we condole with their families in their sudden and terrible loss. We thank those in the Charlottesville community who bravely protected the safety of local citizens, […]Posted 8 days ago by RBS
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachael Dealy Salisbury as Rare Book School’s Director of Development. Rachael first joined our development staff in 2013; her role quickly grew to encompass prospect development, special projects, and analytics. She gained further experience on the development team at the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, which owns and operates Monticello, before returning to RBS in 2016 as Assistant Director of Development.
Before joining the RBS staff, Rachael secured grants and individual gifts to support the establishment of a botanical teaching garden at UVA (her alma mater), and held various positions at cultural institutions in New York City and Charlottesville, […]Posted 14 days ago by RBS