A survey of different handwritings and decoration styles in manuscripts from all over the world, dating from the 13th through the 18th centuries.
A public lecture by Susan L’Engle, Assistant Director of the Vatican Film Library.
Public guest lecture by Madeline H. Caviness of Tufts University. Sessions open to all!
Secular and ecclesiastical clothing as illustrated in works of art dating from Antiquity through the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
The Saint Louis University Library Associates present the 2016 St. Louis Literary Award to noted writer Michael Ondaatje.
Manuscript margins and some of the marks—texts and images—that can be encountered there.
Pius the XII Memorial Library was designated a Federal Depository Library on March 20, 1866, less than one year after the end of the Civil War. Visit to learn more about about the collection.
Focuses on the different cultures and practices involving pre-modern manuscripts outside the Christian and Arabic worlds, from South, East, and Southeast Asia.
Reflects on the many stages and events in Christ’s brief life, as recorded in biblical, devotional, and apocryphal sources.