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Illuminated Manuscript Exhibition

To all Listserv Members:

        The Special Collections Department at the University of
Pennsylvania's Van Pelt Library is currently exhibiting, Bibliotheca
Schoenbergensis: Sacred and Secular Manuscripts from the Collection of
Lawrence J. Schoenberg from November 1, 1995 - January 20, 1996.

        The collections of Lawrence J. Schoenberg include a select
gathering of illuminated manuscripts from the Medieval and Renaissance
eras.  The manuscripts comprise liturgical, devotional, scientific, and
geographic texts, including an example of the Portolan atlas.

        Van Pelt Library is located at 3420 Walnut Street in Philadelphia.
The exhibition is in the Special Collection's Rosenwald Gallery on the sixth
floor of the library.  For more information please contact me at the
address or phone number listed below.


Greg Bear
Exhibit Preparator

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