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  • Newly Posted RBS Summer Lecture Videos Available

    This summer, Rare Book School welcomed a variety of esteemed experts who discussed a wealth of topics, such as reading habits during the COVID-19 lockdown, Indigenous communities and printing history, the joys of collecting rare materials, and the importance of public history.

    We are delighted to share video recordings of our Summer 2023 Lecture Series below. Audio files of lectures are also available. All lectures took place in Charlottesville unless otherwise noted. […]

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  • Library Company of Philadelphia Exhibition: Leaves of Green

    Please join the Library Company of Philadelphia for a special exhibition honoring Jim Green’s 38 years of service as Librarian Emeritus at the Library Company. The free exhibition, “Leaves of Green,” begins 8 November and is open to the public Mondays through Fridays. It will highlight some of Jim’s favorite acquisitions made during his time as Curator and Librarian (1983– 2021), as well as his exhibitions, scholarship, and the lasting relationships he formed with collectors and shareholders at the Library Company. As an RBS faculty member, Jim has taught “The History of the Book in Antebellum America,” “Key Moments in the History of the Book in the Antebellum United States,” and “The History of the Book in America, […]

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