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Manuscript Road Trip: An Otto Ege Treasure Trove in Maine

About two months ago, I received an email with the subject line “Beauvais Missal.” My interest piqued, I opened the message to find Maine bookseller Seth Thayer writing to report that he had found a leaf of the Missal “in a … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Otto Ege, St. Margaret and Digital Fragmentology

This week, I’m going to get off the virtual superhighway to share a discovery. Digital publication seems appropriate given that most of this work was conducted using online resources and images, making this a great case study for digital humanities research … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: In Otto Ege’s Footsteps

Ohio is one of the areas of the country richest in medieval manuscripts, with more than 2200 codices and 2400 leaves in at least thirty-three collections. In fact, once you leave the East coast, Ohio has the largest number of … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Lost and Found at Connecticut College

I know I promised you a virtual tour of medieval manuscripts in Arizona this week, but I want to instead tell you about an actual road trip I took yesterday to Connecticut College in New London, where my daughter is … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Training the Next Generation of Fragmentologists

It’s been a while since I last posted, and for that I apologize. As some of you may know, along with my Boston manuscript colleagues I have been busy this fall with tours, public programming, and website development for the … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: The Promise of Digital Fragmentology

Last week, I traveled to the University of Leeds with 2,000 other medievalists from around the world to participate in the International Medieval Congress. This post is a somewhat-abbreviated version of the paper I gave on the last day of the … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Reconstructing the Beauvais Missal

If you’ve been travelling with me on this virtual road trip around the United States, you have almost certainly come to know the dismembered beauty known as The Beauvais Missal. I’ve mentioned it many times and shown you several different … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: The Jersey Turnpike

Remember last time when I said we’d go to the Jersey Shore? I lied. There are no medieval manuscripts on the Jersey Shore. If you’re a Bruce Springsteen fan, I highly recommend a visit to Asbury Park. But if you want manuscripts? … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Australian Edition

I know it’s been a month since I last posted, but I have a good excuse. I’ve been in Australia for several weeks, visiting my daughter (who is studying abroad there this term) and exploring antipodal medieval manuscripts online and … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Sweet Home Alabama (and Georgia too)

Before we leave Florida for Georgia and Alabama, I want to call your attention to a very exciting and important discovery made by Peter Kidd and discussed in his recent blogpost. He has discovered that the last person to own the … Continue reading

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