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The Early Printed and Manuscript Leaf collection consists of printed and illuminated manuscript leaves from Europe dated from the 12th -16th centuries. The collection includes 70 whole and partial leaves, representing a variety of styles and techniques that serve as a sampling of early print and manuscript book history.
Barbara Haggh-Huglo (b. 1955) and her late husband, Michel Huglo, (1921–2012) specialize in the music of the medieval and Renaissance periods. Barbara Haggh-Huglo and Michel Huglo were both prominent figures in the International Musicological Society (IMS) as well as the American Musicological Society (AMS) and their study group focusing on liturgical plainchant, “Cantus Planus.” Combined, both scholars’ international travel, research, and teaching formed a vast network of colleagues,...
English author, designer, manufacturer, and artist William Morris (1834-1896) is best known for his association with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and as a central figure of the English Arts and Crafts Movement. He was influential in the emergence of socialism in England in the nineteenth century, having founded the Socialist League in 1884. Morris's more well known works include The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems (1858), ...