This symposium provided both a broad overview of the Newberry Library Special Collections and a detailed exposition of the library’s strengths in medieval and Renaissance materials.
Sponsored by the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Introduction and welcome
Charles Cullen, President, The Newberry Library (now emeritus)
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)
Pre-1500 Manuscripts: New Acquisitions
Paul Saenger, The Newberry Library
Ruth Hamilton, The Newberry Library
European History at the Newberry
John Tedeschi, University of Wisconsin-Madison (now emeritus)
Music Performance and Music History
Medieval and Renaissance Maps at the Newberry
Robert Karrow, The Newberry Library (now emeritus)
Printing History in the History of Culture
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