Traveling Treasures: From Cuneiform Tablets to Computer Tablets
Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library
What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets!
Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen objects are representative of some of the Rare Book Department’s collections. Traveling Treasures aims to foster an appreciation for the book, for its cultural and historical value, and to inspire participants to visit the Rare Book Department in person.
Discussion and Participation