Researching the Provenance of Early Manuscripts and Books: A Practical Introduction
Peter Kidd, Independent Scholar
Thursday, March 8, 10-12 and 2-4pm
Houghton Library, Seminar Room
Workshop repeated twice (10am-noon and 2-4pm). Space is limited to 15 people per workshop so please register for a place in the morning or afternoon session at bit.ly/2Ghudot
Now based in London, Peter Kidd worked for more than 15 years in the Departments of Manuscripts at the Getty Museum, Bodleian Library, Sotheby’s, and the British Library, but has been freelance for the past decade, mainly researching medieval manuscripts on behalf of auction houses, dealers, private collectors, libraries, and Heritage organizations, in both the UK and the USA. He was Curator of an exhibition of treasures from the library of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, that traveled to New York and Washington, DC, in 2017. For more on Kidd, see his blog Medieval Manuscripts Provenance
The workshops are co-sponsored by Houghton Library and the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies.