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Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum: A Must Visit

Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz from the Billy Ireland archives (photo by Nora Hickey Hyperallergic) Archie, Terry and the Pirates, Calvin and Hodges, Dick Tracy, Nancy.  Some of the iconic cartoon strips found in the archives of the Billie Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at The Ohio State [...]

2024-02-16T11:43:06-05:00February 16, 2024|News|

The Beat Museum – An interview with Jerry Cimino

“What you’ll do now to me is a mystery, because what do you do with a degree in history?” Fortunately for us, Jerry Cimino decided in 2003 to take his collection of items he had personally gathered over 25 years: inexpensive reading copies of various books purchased at bookstores, minor [...]

2023-12-04T10:42:56-05:00December 4, 2023|News|

Florentine Codex – Aztec Culture – Entirely Digitized

Florentine Codex Disguised Mexica merchants in Tzinacantlan acquiring quetzal feathers in Book 9. (all images courtesy of the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence, and by permission of MiBACT) In the 16th century, as the Spanish were conquering lands in the “New World,” Bernardino de Sahagún, a Spanish Franciscan friar [...]

2023-11-17T13:46:05-05:00November 17, 2023|News|

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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