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Ungaretti and Palinurus

Thursday, July 28, 2011 1:42 pm

Big news from the partially processed collection of Allen Mandelbaum‘s papers. A MLIS graduate student and WFU Latin professor, Brian Warren, has been interning this summer in Special Collections and Archives, working specifically on processing the collection of Allen Mandelbaum’s papers, translations, and the large book collection that came with these materials. He made an interesting discovery in the papers relating to drafts of the book Ungaretti and Palinurus. After much investigation Brian found that there is only one record of WorldCat holdings for this title in Switzerland. He then began searching the hundreds of Allen Madelbaum books and found a copy, hand numbered #63 of 99. What a great find and an exciting addition to the unique and valuable collection of books that are housed on the sixth floor. We all look forward to Brian completing the finding aid for the Allen Mandelbaum papers and having these hidden treasures available for researchers and scholars. Great work, Brian!

Comments

  1. Great work all!

  2. We also have number 29. Since no libraries in the US have copies there is a record in OCLC for this title ,but no LC call number.

  3. Excellent work — what an exciting project! I can’t wait to hear more about what you all discover in Mandelbaum. Thanks, Rebecca and Brian!


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