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Books Ripped Away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Minnesota Center for Book Arts is honored to partner with the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) for Destruction and the Book, a three-part lecture series exploring the history of the book.

The third lecture in the series is “Books Ripped Away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries” with Dr. Matthew Heintzelman, Curator of Western Collections and Rare Books at HMML. This presentation will look at the history of monastic collections that were built over centuries and their removal to the Bavarian State Library, state libraries and archives in Austria.

Free and open to the public, the lecture begins at 7pm, with a wine reception to follow. We ask that you to RSVP via Eventbrite:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/books-ripped-away-secularization-and-the-removal-of-monastic-books-to-state-libraries-hmmlmcba-tickets-87454144701

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.mnbookarts.org/books-ripped-away-secularization-and-the-removal-of-monastic-books-to-state-libraries/

Organizer

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Phone:
320-363-3514
Email:
hmml@hmml.org
Website:
http://hmml.org/

Venue

Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Ave S Ste 100
Minneapolis,55415
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Phone:
612-215-2520
Website:
mnbookarts.org

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