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 #12

    February 13, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution for yesterday’s challenge : No Woman Good and faire. 25. Goe...
  • Paleographical Challenge #11

    February 12, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured aboved for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution for yesterday’s challenge : bones in a horse or oxe. 170. just...
  • Paleographical Challenge #10

    February 11, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution for yesterday’s challenge : In a mile there are 320 Poles, 1056...
  • Paleographical Challenge #9

    February 10, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to last week’s challenge : Compar’d to thee, then starrs...
  • Paleographical Challenge #8

    February 7, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : …Conferring with sundry...
  • Paleographical Challenge #7

    February 6, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Vigesius in his fourth book de re...
  • Paleographical Challenge #6

    February 5, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Your lovinge Soveraine Elizabeth R...
  • Paleographical Challenge #5

    February 4, 2020

    Today’s puzzle picured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : 23./ Elizabeth The youngest daughter...
  • From the Political to the Personal, the Poignant to the Puerile, Handwriting Reveals Hearts, Minds, Souls (zip06)

    February 4, 2020