The 70 items on display at the George Peabody Library explore the phenomenon of forgery as a creative, as well as destructive literary form, and illustrate the tricks of the forger’s trade—and some of its most disastrous consequences—through materials that range from biblical and Greco-Roman antiquity up to the early decades of the 20th century.
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Sheridan Libraries of JHU Partner with Princeton Library and University College London on Mellon-Funded Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2014 MEDIA CONTACT: Brian Shields 410-516-8337/443-631-2890 email@example.com The Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, in partnership with University College London’s Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL), and the Princeton University Library, have been awarded a [...]
Sheridan Libraries Open ‘The Dawn of Neurosurgery’ Exhibition Highlighting Rare Books Related to Early Attempts to Understand the Brain in Renaissance Europe
The exhibition contains highlights from the world’s foremost private collection of Renaissance books, charting the prehistory of what we now call neurosurgery, and was guest curated by the collector Dr. Eugene S. Flamm.
Pieces of Johns Hopkins University’s past have a permanent and prominent place in the present, thanks to a new, expansive art installation inside the Brody Learning Commons.
Leaders at Duke, Cornell, Emory, and Johns Hopkins universities jointly announced last week that they would begin making the full text of thousands of “orphan works” in their library collections digitally accessible to students, faculty, and researchers at their own institutions.