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[BKARTS] Conferences in St. Louis, October 2004



[Just a reminder that the conference is approaching.  Please excuse
duplication.]


The Bibliographical Society of America announces:


ROUGHING IT: PRINTING AND THE PRESS IN THE WEST

 A Conference Marking the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of The
Bibliographical Society of America at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in
St. Louis on October 18, 1904.

Thursday, October 14, 2004
Washington University, St. Louis


Including papers on Western printing, publishing, and book distribution, the book culture of early St. Louis, and remarks on the history and future of BSA occasioned by its one hundredth anniversary, and special receptions hosted by various rare book institutions in St. Louis including a festive river cruise along the Mississippi. A joint meeting of the Bibliographical Society of America and the St. Louis Rare Book Librarians Group, co-sponsored by the St. Louis Mercantile Library at The University of Missouri - St. Louis, and Washington University Libraries Department of Special Collections.

For the full program and schedule, go to http://www.bibsocamer.org

Immediately following: The Thirty-First annual Saint Louis Conference on
Manuscript Studies at Saint Louis University, Sponsored by the Vatican Film
Library and Manuscripta.
Friday & Saturday, October 15-16, 2004
With special papers for this occasion focusing thematically on the
transition from script to print.

For the full program and schedule, go to
<http://www.slu.edu/libraries/vfl/events.htm>http://www.slu.edu/libraries/vfl/events.htm


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In conjunction with these conferences, a reception will be held at the St.
Louis Art Museum marking the opening of an exhibition of manuscripts from
The Pierpont Morgan Library entitled Painted Prayers: Medieval and
Renaissance Books of Hours.

A Reduced Registration Rate will be offered to attendees of Both
Conferences. For advanced information on the BSA 100th Anniversary
Conference, call 314 516-7242, and for the Manuscripta Conference, call 314
977-3090.


Caroline Duroselle-Melish BSA Program Committee




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