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2009 Course Schedule

In 2009, Rare Book School will offer about 25 five-day, non-credit courses in January and from June through August, held at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (June - August), the Walters Art Museum and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (January), at the Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC (October), and at the The Grolier Club in New York City (November).

A MORE COMPLETE, hard-copy version (PDF) is available here (last updated 14 May 2009). Please note that the list below is not as comprehensive as this hard-copy version. For information on this year's tuition, as well as other related costs, please visit the Program Costs page of this website. For general information about RBS, consult the Frequently Asked Questions page.

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5-9 January in Baltimore

11 (B-50) Seminar in the History of Bookbinding Jan Storm van Leeuwen
12 (H-25) C15 Books in Print and Manuscript Paul Needham & William Noel

8-12 June in Charlottesville

21 (G-20) Bibliographers’ Toolkit: Printed Books to 1800 David Whitesell
22 (G-30) Bibliographers’ Toolkit: Printed Books since 1800 Tom Congalton & Katherine Reagan
23 (L-70) Electronic Texts & Images David Seaman
24 (M-10) Introduction to Paleography, 800-1500 Consuelo Dutschke
25 (M-80) Western Manuscripts & Documents, 1500-2000 Nicolas Barker

22-26 June in Charlottesville

31 (H-65) Intro to the History, Collection, Description, & Use of MapsNew course! Alice Hudson
32 (L-30) Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie
33 (L-40) Visual Materials Cataloging Helena Zinkham
34 (L-60) Introduction to Archives for Rare Book Librarians Jackie Dooley & Bill Landis

20-24 July in Charlottesville

41 (H-10) History of the Book, 200-2000 John Buchtel & Mark Dimunation
42 (I-35) The Identification of Photo Print Processes James M. Reilly, assisted by Ryan Boatright
43 (L-30) Rare Book Cataloging Deborah J. Leslie
44 (L-90) Designing Archival Description Systems Daniel Pitti

27-31 July in Charlottesville

51 (H-15) The History of the Book in America Michael Winship
52 (H-40) The Printed Book in the West since 1800 Eric Holzenberg
53 (I-20) Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger
54 (L-10) Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship Susan M. Allen

3-7 August in Charlottesville

61 (B-10) Introduction to the History of Bookbinding Jan Storm van Leeuwen
62 (B-90) Publishers’ Bookbindings, 1830-1910 Sue Allen
63 (G-10) Introduction to the Principles of Bibliographical Description Richard Noble & David Gants
64 (I-10) Introduction to the History of Illustration Erin C. Blake

5-9 October in Washington, DC

71 (I-90) The Art of the Book in Edo and Meiji Japan, 1615-1912 Ellis Tinios

2-6 November in New York City

81 (B-80) The Description of BookbindingsNew course! Jan Storm van Leeuwen
82 (L-55) Donors & Libraries Susan M. Allen & William P. Barlow, Jr

4-8 January 2010 in Baltimore, MD

11 (I-20) Book Illustration Processes to 1900 Terry Belanger
12 (M-20) Introduction to Western Codicology Albert Derolez