Blog topic: New acquisitions
On Friday, October 25th, 2019, there will be an Open House featuring newly-acquired manuscripts and rare books in the Barchas Room of the Special Collections Department of Green Library from 11:00am-2:00pm.
Bach, CPE. Miscellaneous sacred works. III / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; edited by Reginald L. Sanders (Sacred cantatas assembled and in part composed by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, with music borrowed from: Johann Christoph Bach, Telemann, and Georg Benda (1st work); Johann Sebastian Bach (2nd work); unknown composers and Gottfried Homilius (3rd work); and Telemann, and "Hoffman"--Preface.)
On Friday, May 3rd, 2019, there will be an Open House in the Barchas Room of Green Library featuring recent acquisitions in medieval and early modern manuscripts, printed books, and other new materials. One of the new items on display will be a collection of rare handwritten documents from fifteenth-century Bologna, a main center of Inquisition activity in Italy, related to trials and investigations involving Jews--which is unusual since the Inquisition in Italy focused more on combating Christian heresy.
The East Asia Library has recently obtained access to two new databases: a collection of Chinese Communist Party documents in English translation, and a database of funerary inscriptions from the Song dynasty.