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When you buy an antique or vintage or collectible item, people often speak of the “provenance” of the item. Provenance (from the French provenir, “to come from”), is the chronology of the ownership of an object. 1,853 more words


Provenance data: recommendations for cultural heritage institutions

My European Union Marie Curie Fellowship project focused on the provenance histories of medieval and early modern manuscripts: who created them, who owned them, who bought and sold them, where and when these events took place, and where the manuscripts are now. 1,251 more words

Phillipps Project

Sneak Preview: the 2017 26" Performer Bike Check

How rad is the new 26 Performer from GT? This show-stopper bike from their upcoming 2017 line is a legit ride from the ground up – staying true to GT’s freestyle heritage while still being a credible bike to ride. 17 more words


Celebrating Professional Librarians

On Wednesday, 14 July, the United States Senate confirmed Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress. In addition to being the first woman and the first African-American to hold the post, she is also the first professional librarian to head the… 687 more words

Cardiff Rare Books Collection

The Capital Grille's summer wine event celebrates wine-making mavericks

Every summer, The Capital Grille holds a summer wine event called The Generous Pour, and it’s fantastic. For $28 with dinner, enjoy a flight of seven wines not typically available by the glass, surrounding a common theme. 535 more words


Busy Giver Events July 10th 2016

Here are your Busy Giver Events for the week of July 10th, 2016.  It’s going to be a busy Sunday.  Remember, you can suggest events to me on Twitter at… 349 more words


Thelma: a Society Novel

Having returned from DHSI’s course on the Predigital book I was moved to describe and catalog the books in our attic. This is my first attempt. 337 more words

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