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Printing -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dictionary leaf, 1488

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 10, Object: 1
Identifier: Item 10
Scope and Contents

A leaf from "Vocabularius Praedicantium Sire Variloguus" printed in 1488 in Strassburg by Georg Husner. This early printed "dictionary" written by Johannes Melber could also be considered a thesaurus as well.

Dates: 1488

Pages from the Past: original leaves from rare books and manuscripts

Identifier: 05-exws_pages

Primarily individual leaves from European or Near Eastern manuscripts or printed books, but also contains leaves from newspapers, pamphlets, as well as several ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, including a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and cylinder seal.

Dates: 2500 BCE-1894 CE; Other: Majority of material found in Bulk 1500-1800 CE

Special Collections Miscellany

Identifier: 05-exws_splmisc

Miscellaneous serials, cards, pamphlets and booklets relating or other examples of ephemeral printed material for use with graphic design, literature and history students.

Dates: 1919-1976; Majority of material found within Bulk 1975-1976; Other: Date acquired: 1996-2015