Lecture on Conservation of Archimedes Codex

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 by Lenore Rouse
Posted in Library's Home page, Rare Books

On Monday, Feb. 27 at  6:oo PM, Abigail Quandt, Senior Conservator of Manuscripts and Rare Books at the Walters Art Museum will present “Putting the Pieces Together: The Codicology & Conservation of the Archimedes Palimpsest.”  Ms. Quandt led the 12-year effort to stabilize the Archimedes Codex for the imaging which would reveal the earliest manuscript of Archimedes’ treatises. She is widely published and an internationally recognized expert in the conservation of medieval manuscripts and illuminations.

The lecture will be held in the Pryzbyla Center, Room A, with a reception to follow, and is sponsored by Rare Books & Special Collections, Mullen Library and the Department of Chemistry. For further information contact Rare Books at (202) 319-5091 or rouse@cua.edu

Guide on researching manuscripts

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 by Kevin Gunn
Posted in Humanities, Library's Home page, Religious Studies

The librarians in Religious Studies and Humanities Services have created a research guide on finding manuscripts using CUA library resources.  The guide is divided into several categories: by region,  English, Greek, Latin, U.S. collections, and images.

We welcome suggestions and comments.  Please contact Kevin Gunn at gunn@cua.edu or 202-319-5088.