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Lecture on St. Cuthbert Gospel

From: Clare Manias <cmanias>
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Lecture on The St Cuthbert Gospel
By Jim Bloxam and Kristine Rose

Butler Library, Columbia University
Room 523
October 31, 2007, 6pm

Jim Bloxam and Kristine Rose from Cambridge University in England
will give a lecture based on the St Cuthbert Gospel of St John,
formerly known as the Stonyhurst Gospel.

Ascribed to the end of the seventh century, the St. Cuthbert Gospel
is the one of the oldest surviving western bindings. It was
discovered in 1104 buried in the coffin of St. Cuthbert of
Lindisfarne, Northumbria.

Jim Bloxam and Kristine Rose will present their theories and
assertions based on their recent examination and reappraisal of the

Jim Bloxam is a Senior Book Conservator at Cambridge University
Library. His work and research is focused on early printed books,
manuscripts and archives, as well as the history of books, their
structural qualities and cultural context. He is an Accredited
Conservator/Restorer of the Institute of Paper Conservation, and has
taught at the Montefiascone Summer School Library Project.

Kristine Rose is a graduate from the Camberwell College of Art
BA(Hons)Conservation. Since graduating she has been employed by
Cambridge University Library where she has worked on a variety of
manuscript material.

The lecture will be held in Butler Library, room 523 at Columbia
University at 6pm. Columbia University is located at 2960 Broadway
at 116th Street. Butler Library is located on the south side of the

Following the lecture, there will be an opportunity to meet with the
presenters and fellow members of the book community. Refreshments
will be provided, courtesy of the Guild of Book Workers.

The lecture is free, but please RSVP to Clare Manias at
cmanias [at] yahoo__com or call (212) 851-5603. No costume required.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Columbia Rare Book and Manuscript
Library and Clare Manias and Georgia Southworth.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:28
                 Distributed: Friday, October 26, 2007
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Received on Wednesday, 24 October, 2007

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