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Books Ripped Away: Secularization and the Removal of Monastic Books to State Libraries
April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
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:
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