Special Collections

23rd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

4–5 OCTOBER 1996


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 40 (1996): 131-47

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast  - 8:00am

Session I - 9:00am

  • The Letters of Christian Gottfried Krause: Correspondence of an Eighteenth-Century Music Lover
    Darrell M. Berg (Washington University)
  • The Adagio from C.P.E. Bach's Concerto in C Minor and 18th-Century Performance Practices
    Sarah M. Stoycos (Washington University)
  • Baroque Orchestral Practices Revealed in German Manuscripts of Telemann's Concertouvertüren
    Karen Trinkle (Washington University)

Morning Break

Session II - 11:00am

  • The “Orthographia bohemica” Ascribed to Jan Hus
    David T. Murphy (Saint Louis University)
  • Pursuing the Scent of Rosemary in Late Medieval English Manuscripts
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)
  • Cambridge, Madalene College, Pepys Library MS 2125: A Wycliffite Document?
    Anita G. Lundy (University of Missouri, Kansas City)

Luncheon - 12:00 pm

Session III - 2:00pm  

  • Illustrating the Poissy Processional
    Joan Naughton (University of Melbourne)
  • The Second Nuremberg Haggadah and the Engraved Playing Card: The Dynamics of Cultural Exchange in 15th-Century Germany
    Katrin Kogman-Appel (Ben Gurion University of the Negev)
  • The Terry Hours: A Descriptive Analysis of an Early Fifteenth-Century Parisian Book of Hours
    Kevin M. Phalen (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break - 2:45pm

Session IV - 3:00pm

  • Significant Readings and Affiliations of Codex Vaticanus Ottobonianus graecus 210 (Ba) in the Septem adversus Thebas of Aeschylus
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • Janus Lascaris, Lorenzo de' Medici, and Acquisition of Greek Texts
    Donald F. Jackson (University of Iowa)
  • Two Neo-Greek Epigrams by Damiano Guidotto of Venice
    David J. Murphy (New York, NY)

Afternoon Break - 3:45pm

Session V - 4:00pm

  • Dusting off the Pages: Neglected Manuscript Fragments at a Canadian Museum
    Tamara D. O'Callaghan (Univeristy of Toronto)
  • Finding out about Medieval Manuscripts Using OCLC
    Lawrence S. Creider (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Manuscript Resources on the World Wide Web
    Ann Campion Riley (Saint Louis Community College)

Reception, Museum of Contemporary Religious Art

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session VI - 9:00am

  • The Codex Amiatinus and the Significance of a Production Error
    Barbara Apelian Beall (Brown University)
  • Lectio in Medieval St. Gall
    Anna A. Grotans (Ohio State University)
  • The Magna Tabula of Glastonbury Abbey
    Jeanne Krochalis (Pennsylvania State University)

Morning Break - 10:45am

Session VII - 11:00am

  • Renaissance Codicology: An Early Practice of a Modern Discipline
    Alan Cottrell (Cottey College)
  • Distinguishing Marks: Abbreviations vs. Otiose Pen Strokes in a Late Middle English Manuscript
    Roger Dahood (University of Arizona)
  • New Applications of Computer Technology for Paleography: The Handwriting of Camilius Venetus, ca. 1540-1590
    Mark L. Sosower (North Carolina State University)

Luncheon - 12:00pm

Session VIII - 2:00pm

  • Implications of the Commonplace Book in Tudor London
    David R. Parker (Auburn University)
  • Ciphertext in Jean de Langeac's Diplomatic Letters
    Jan Pendergrass (University of Georgia)
  • Punctuation in John Donne's Prose and Verse Letters
    Emma L. Roth-Schwartz (Winona, MN)

Afternoon Break - 2:45pm

Session IX - 3:30pm

  • Humanistic Biographies of Ovid
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)
  • Italian Humanist Prose Composition and Translation as Reflected in Two Autograph Manuscripts of Lapo da Castiglionchio the Younger (1405-1438)
    Christopher S. Celenza (Michigan State University, East Lansing)
  • Electronic Access to Medieval Manuscripts: Towards Two Formatting Standards for Descriptions of Manuscripts -- One MARC-Based, One SGML-Based
    Hope Mayo (New York, NY)

Session X - 4:00pm

  • John Stow's Historical Notes (1500-1605): The Craft of a Citizen Historian
    Barrett L. Beer (Kent State University)
  • The Second Shakespeare Signature in the British Library and at the Folger Shakespeare Library
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • Bending the Rules: Adapting the ISBDs and AACR2R to the Needs of Manuscript Cataloguing
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Closing Remarks 5:30pm