The Newberry Opens Collection of 30,000 French Revolution Pamphlets to Digital Scholarship

"Over the past year and a half, the Newberry has digitized more than 30,000 French Revolution pamphlets representing contemporary commentators’ views on citizenship, royal execution, and the separation of church and state...

The library is now encouraging users of this digital collection to pursue innovative scholarship by applying for the Newberry’s open data grant."

CFP: The Art of Revolutions – October 26-28, 2017

The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions.  Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic fam


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