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John M. Olin Library, Special Collections and Archives

Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

Art to Enchant: Illustrators and Shakespeare

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Images from illustrated editions of Shakespeare's works. The editions range from 1744 through 1986.

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Depicting Devotion: Illuminated Books of Hours from the Middle Ages

Depicting Devotion: Illuminated Books of Hours from the Middle Ages

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An exhibit of the Book of Hours showing Illuminations from the Middle Ages.

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James Merrill: Other Writings

James Merrill: Other Writings

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An exhibit depicting James Merrill's literary archives housed in Washington University's Modern Literature Collection.

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Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection

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Selected items from the Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection in the Special Collections of the Washington University Libraries, documenting the history of signs, symbols, and communication.

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Terra Incognita

Terra Incognita

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An exhibit featuring early printed accounts of exploration and cultural encounters between what is known as the Old World or Europe and the New World or the Americas.

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Washington University Papyri Collection

Washington University Papyri Collection

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445 manuscript fragments, dating from the first century BC to the eighth century AD. The fragments were excavated in 1923 at the site of the ancient Egyptian city of Oxyrhynchus.

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