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Programs, Reactions, and Outcomes to the Irish Women Rising: Gender and Politics in Revolutionary Ireland, 1900-1923 Exhibit at Burns Library

The acquisition of the Loretta Clarke Murray collection, a collection that provides a unique perspective on the Irish nationalist movement through the eyes and words of female activists, lent significant impetus to create an exhibit based on women’s involvement in … Continue reading

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Secrets of 15th Century European Paper Revealed

The light color and still supple qualities of paper made in Italy and Germany at the time of Gutenberg has intrigued rare book librarians and paper historians for generations. Why is paper of the period so stable and long lasting as … Continue reading

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