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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|

2024 Maass Research Grant Application Process Now Open

October 1, 2023 - Maass Research Grant Applications are now being accepted! Beginning in the academic 1999-2000 year, The Manuscript Society has provided research scholarships to graduate students who depend heavily on manuscripts for their research. 2024 is no exception. The 2024 research grant worth $5,000.00 assists students with travel, [...]

2023-10-03T13:29:47-04:00October 3, 2023|News|

Digest: September-October 2023

Manuscript Digest:  September – October 2023 – This complimentary e-digest, now published bi-monthly, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, and more news in this digest […]

2023-10-03T13:04:20-04:00October 3, 2023|MS Digest|
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