Technology in Paper: Interactive Design in Early Printed Books

Not Even Past published a post by Aaron Pratt, the Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts at the Harry Ransom Center:

"This is the first in what we hope will become a regular feature introducing some lesser known objects and texts in the Ransom Center’s remarkable collection.

George Washington Sleeps Here - The Special Collections at Catholic University

While not a Roman Catholic, George Washington (1732-1799), renowned military leader of the American Revolution and groundbreaking first President of the United States, instead was a moderate Anglican in faith. However, throughout his life he socialized with many Catholics, ranging from the prominent Carroll family of Maryland to his many French and Polish born army officers, such as Larayette and Kosciuszko. Washington also once attended a Catholic mass in Philadelphia and contributed funds towards the construction of a Catholic church in Baltimore.

George Washington Sleeps Here - The Special Collections at Catholic University

While not a Roman Catholic, George Washington (1732-1799), renowned military leader of the American Revolution and groundbreaking first President of the United States, instead was a moderate Anglican in faith. However, throughout his life he socialized with many Catholics, ranging from the prominent Carroll family of Maryland to his many French and Polish born army officers, such as Larayette and Kosciuszko.

Call for Fellowship Applications from UNC-Chapel Hill's Wilson Special Collections Library

The Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries is now accepting applications for four funding opportunities for researchers who wish to use the rich and deep resources available in the UNC-Chapel Hill’s special collections. 

A New Tool for Digital Manuscript Facsimiles: Introducing the Manicule Web Application

Aylin Malcolm, an English Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania, writes:

"Manicule, which is available on GitHub at https://github.com/wtrettien/manicule, allows scholars and students to create accessible, dynamic web editions of manuscripts and other rare books. "

Source: Digital Medievalist, October 2. 2019, https://digitalmedievalist.wordpress.com/2019/10/02/manicule/

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