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RBS 2002



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his message is being posted to the Book_Arts-L, ExLibris, and SHARP
electronic bulletin boards. Rare Book School is pleased to announce that
its schedule of 2002 courses, now complete, is available on its Web site, at

         <http://www.rarebookschool.org>

A total of 36 five-day non-credit courses will be offered at the University
of Virginia in January, March, May, June, July, and August. It includes:

New courses:
         Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts (Roger S. Wieck)
         Introduction to the History of Typography (Archie Provan)
         Introduction to the History of Bookbinding (Jan Storm van Leeuwen)
         The Printed Book in the West since 1800 (Eric Holzenberg)
         The Music of America on Paper (D. W. Krummel)
         Printing, Publishing, and Consuming Texts in Britain and
                 Its Empire, 1770-1919 (Simon Eliot)
         Electronic Texts in XML (David Seaman, with Christine Ruotolo
                 and Matthew Gibson)
         Publishing EAD Finding Aids (Daniel Pitti)

Courses with new instructors:
         The History of the Book in the West, 200-2000 (John Buchtel
                 and Mark Dimunation)
         The Book in the Manuscript Era (Barbara A. Shailor)

Courses returning after an absence of more than a year:
         European Decorative Bookbinding, (Mirjam Foot)
         European Bookbinding, 1500-1800 (Nicholas Pickwoad)
         Advanced Descriptive Bibliography (Richard Noble)
         Collecting the History of Anglo-American Law (Morris L. Cohen
                 and David Warrington)
         Visual Materials Cataloging (Helena Zinkham)

The total number of courses offered in RBS 2002 (36) is the largest in our
18-year history; and the number of new courses offered (8) is the largest
since RBS 1984. Among the students in RBS 2002 will be several holders of
the first James Davis Scholarships (the winners have been notified; a
public announcement of their names is forthcoming shortly).

Earlier this month, the IRS informed RBS that its application for 501 (c)
(3) status had been successful.

Stay tuned.

Terry Belanger : University Professor : University of Virginia : Rare Book
School : 114 Alderman Library : Charlottesville, VA  22903 : Telephone
434/924-8851   fax 434/924-8824   email belanger@virginia.edu : URL
<http://www.rarebookschool.org>

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