Document Type

Conference Paper

Date of this Version

11-2-2007

Comments

Audio recordings of presentations at a conference hosted by the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania, on November 2, 2007.

Each presentation is available for download as an audio file by selecting one of the additional file links, below. Available versions for each presentation are standard quality and high quality audio files; presentations with images may also be downloaded as enhanced podcasts (mp4 format). The conference program is also available for download.

Abstract

Welcome and Opening Remarks: E. Ann Matter, University of Pennsylvania, and Lynn Ransom, Free Library of Philadelphia

Session 1. Beginnings: Collecting in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Session Chair: Emily Steiner, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

Claire Richter Sherman, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, "The Manuscript Collection of King Charles V of France: The Personal and the Political"

David Rundle, History Faculty and Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, "The Butcher of England and the Renaissance Arts of Book-Collecting"

Session 2: Civic Service: The Legacies of Philadelphia-Area Collectors

Chair: Peter Stallybrass, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

James Tanis, Director of Libraries and Professor of History Emeritus, Bryn Mawr College, "Migrating Manuscripts"

Derick Dreher, Director, The Rosenbach Museum & Library, "Of Private Collectors and Public Libraries: Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach and John Frederick Lewis"

Session 3: Keynote address

Welcome: H. Carton Rogers, Vice Provost & Director of Libraries, University of Pennsylvania

Chair: Robert Maxwell, Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania

Christopher de Hamel, Gaylord Donnelley Fellow Librarian, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, "The Manuscript Collection of C. L. Ricketts (1859-1941)"

Session 4: The Hunters and the Hunted: A Roundtable Discussion with Private and Institutional Collectors

Chair: David Wallace, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

Moderator: Richard Linenthal, Bernard Quaritch Ltd.

Panelists:

Lawrence J. Schoenberg, Private Collector

Gifford Combs, Private Collector

Toshiyuki Takamiya, Private Collector, Keio University

Consuelo Dutschke, Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, Columbia University

William Noel, Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, The Walters Art Museum

Treasured_hunt_program.pdf (824 kB)
Conference program

1 Conf Intros AM.mp3 (7165 kB)
Welcome and Introductions

2 RichterSherman.mp3 (33082 kB)
Sherman lecture, high fidelity audio file

3 RichterShermanLo.mp3 (11027 kB)
Sherman lecture, medium fidelity audio file

4 RundleEnhanced.m4a (39482 kB)
Rundle lecture, high fidelity audio file with images

5 RundleHi.mp3 (35471 kB)
Rundle lecture, high fidelity audio file

6 RundleLo.mp3 (11823 kB)
Rundle lecture, medium fidelity audio file

7 TanisHi.mp3 (23655 kB)
Tanis lecture, high fidelity audio file

8 TanisLo.mp3 (7885 kB)
Tanis lecture, medium fidelity audio file

9 DreherEnhanced.m4a (41669 kB)
Dreher lecture, high fidelity audio file with images

10 DreherHi.mp3 (36674 kB)
Dreher lecture, high fidelity audio file

11 DreherLo.mp3 (12224 kB)
Dreher lecture, medium fidelity audio file

12RogersIntroHi.mp3 (2396 kB)
Rogers, introduction to de Hamel keynote, high fidelity audio file

13RogersIntroLo.mp3 (798 kB)
Rogers, introduction to de Hamel keynote, medium fidelity audio file

14DeHamelHi.mp3 (45660 kB)
de Hamel, keynote address, high fidelity audio file

15DeHamelLo.mp3 (15220 kB)
de Hamel, keynote address, medium fidelity audio file

16PanelDiscussion pt1Hi.mp3 (30717 kB)
Roundtable discussion part 1, high fidelity audio file

17PanelDiscussion pt1Lo.mp3 (10239 kB)
Roundtable discussion part 1, medium fidelity audio file

18PanelDiscussion pt2Hi.mp3 (30145 kB)
Roundtable discussion part 2, high fidelity audio file

19PanelDiscussion pt2Lo.mp3 (10048 kB)
Roundtable discussion part 2, medium fidelity audio file

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Date Posted: 05 August 2012