Symposium on Exploring the Newberry's Resources: Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Newberry Library

The Newberry Library

Friday, February 2, 1990Saturday, February 3, 1990
Center for Renaissance Studies Programs
Medieval Studies Program
Early Modern Studies Program

This symposium was designed to provide both a broad overview of the Newberry Library Special Collections and a detailed exposition of some of the library’s strengths.

Friday, February 2

Introduction and welcome
Mary Beth Rose, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Illinois at Chicago)
Peggy McCracken, Center for Renaissance Studies (now at University of Michigan)

European History at the Newberry
David Buisseret, The Newberry Library (now University of Texas-Arlington, emeritus)

Pre-1500 Manuscripts

Paul Saenger, The Newberry Library

Resources for Women’s Studies
Merry Wiesner-Hanks, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Saturday, February 3

Printing History in the History of Culture

Paul F. Gehl, The Newberry Library

Music Performance and Music History

Mary Springfels, The Newberry Consort

Medieval and Renaissance Illustrated Books
Sandra L. Hindman, Northwestern University


Ruth Hamilton, The Newberry Library

Renaissance English Books
S. Clark Hulse, University of Illinois at Chicago

Medieval and Renaissance Maps at the Newberry

James Akerman, The Newberry Library

Exploring the New World
Michael Palencia-Roth, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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