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Rare Book School at the University of Virginia

2006 Evaluations

Rare Book School employs a widely admired - though rarely imitated - course evaluation system in which attendees write detailed prose accounts of their experience at the school. Their comments are then mounted permanently and in their entirety on the school's website.

9-13 January in New York City

11 (H-40) The Printed Book in the West since 1800 Eric Holzenberg
12 (I-20) Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger

6-10 March in Charlottesville

21 (B-10) Introduction to the History of Bookbinding Jan Storm van Leeuwen
22 (G-10) Introduction to Descriptive Bibliography Richard Noble & David Gants
23 (H-30) The Printed Book in the West to 1800 Martin Antonetti
24 (L-70) Electronic Texts and Images David Seaman
25 (L-80) Implementing Encoded Archival Description Daniel Pitti

5-9 June in Charlottesville

31 (B-10) Introduction to the History of Bookbinding Jan Storm van Leeuwen
32 (C-70) Collecting the History of Anglo-American Law Morris L. Cohen & David Warrington
33 (H-15) History of the Book in America Michael Winship
34 (H-55) History of American Music Printing and Publishing D. W. Krummel
35 (L-30) Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie

12-16 June in Charlottesville

41 (C-75) Developing Collections of African-American Materials Lucious Edwards, Jr & Michael Plunkett
42 (I-10) Introduction to the History of Illustration Erin Blake
43 (I-20) Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger
44 (L-40) Visual Materials Cataloging Helena Zinkham
45 (L-85) Publishing EAD Finding Aids Daniel Pitti

17-21 July in Charlottesville

51 (B-90) Publishers’ Bookbindings, 1830-1910 Sue Allen
52 (H-80) The Stationers' Company of London Ian Gadd & Michael L. Turner
53 (L-10) Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship Alice Schreyer
54 (L-55) Donors and Libraries Susan M. Allen & Wm P. Barlow, Jr
55 (T-55) Type, Lettering, & Calligraphy, 1830-1980 James Mosley

24-28 July in Charlottesville

61 (G-10) Introduction to Descriptive Bibliography Richard Noble & David Gants
62 (H-10) History of the Book, 200-2000 John Buchtel & Mark Dimunation
63 (H-20) The Book in the Manuscript Era Barbara Shailor
64 (H-45) Printing, Publishing, and Consuming Texts
in Britain, 1770-1919
Simon Eliot
65 (T-10) Introduction to the History of Typography Stan Nelson

14-18 August in Baltimore

71 (H-25) C15 Books in Print and Manuscript Paul Needham & William Noel
72 (M-85) Introduction to Islamic Manuscripts Marianna Shreve Simpson

2-6 October in Charlottesville

81 (M-40) Latin Paleography, 1100-1500 Albert Derolez

2-6 October in New York City

82 (M-50) Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts Roger Wieck

9-13 October in Baltimore

83 (M-10) Introduction to Paleography, 800-1500 Consuelo Dutschke
84 (M-20) Introduction to Codicology Albert Derolez

23-27 October in Washington DC

85 (I-85) Japanese Illustrated Books, 1615-1868 Ellis Tinios