Early Modern British, European, and Osborn Collections

The early modern European collections support the study of readers and reading, literature, history, the history of science, and the spread of humanist culture from 1500 to 1800.
  • Paleographical Challenge #62

    April 23, 2020

    Today’s guest manuscript comes from Suzanne Karr Schmidt, Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at The Newberry , and author of Interactive and...
  • Paleographical Challenge #61

    April 22, 2020

    Today’s guest manuscript comes courtesy of Heather Wolfe (Curator of Manuscripts) and Elizabeth Debold (Assistant Curator of Collections) at the beloved...
  • Paleographical Challenge #60

    April 21, 2020

    Today’s guest manuscript comes courtesy of Aaron Pratt, Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts at the Harry Ransom Center. Its...
  • Paleographical Challenge #59

    April 20, 2020

    Our guest manuscript for today’s puzzle comes from the [Collection That Shall Not Be Named], courtesy of @john_overholt, curator extraordinaire at @...
  • Paleographical Challenge #58

    April 17, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleogaphical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge shown below: Give me thy grace good...
  • Paleographical Challenge #57

    April 16, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s puzzle shown below: Thys boke belongeth vnto...
  • Paleographical Challenge #56

    April 15, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge shown below: The Jurors for our Sou r...
  • Paleographical Challenge #55

    April 14, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge shown below: Ind: agst Mary English...