Manuscript Mondays

The Original Wikipedia:  18th Century Chinese Emperor Qianlong’s Siku Quanshu Project (5/6/24)

In 1772, Emperor Qianlong of China, a prolific poet, major art patron, and insatiable collector, ordered the largest encyclopedic compilation of books in Chinese history.  Within 10 years, a team of more than 350 scholars and hundreds of editors had compiled 36,381 volumes (2.3 million pages) of the Siku Quanshu.  Also known [...]

2024-05-28T10:49:19-04:00May 6, 2024|MM Archives|

Manuscript Mondays: Thanksgiving Leftovers – Open Discussion

Manuscript Mondays Thanksgiving Leftovers:  A Manuscript Society virtual gathering! Monday, December 4, 2023 - 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Moderator: Brian Kathenes - We’ll chat about our favorite manuscript memories from 2023 - Share a favorite piece from your collection - Ask questions of fellow members - Talk about what’s in [...]

2023-11-14T11:56:32-05:00November 14, 2023|Manuscript Mondays, News|
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