Daily Archives: 2015 December 23

Holiday closing notice

Special Collections and University Archives will be closing this afternoon, Wednesday, December 23, at 5pm for the winter holiday break. We will reopen on Monday, January 4 at 8am. We wish all our patrons and friends a Merry Christmas and … Continue reading

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Fore-Edge Paintings: The Heavens and Seasons

Fore-edge paintings are illustrations worked, usually by watercolor, onto the exposed long edge of pages in a book. When the book is closed, the image or images are usually not visible, but when the pages are fanned out, an intricate … Continue reading

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