Preserving libraries for medieval studies

working papers from the colloquium at the University of Notre Dame, March 25-26, 1990
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Libraries -- Special collections -- Civilization, Medieval -- Congresses., Civilization, Medieval -- Bibliography -- Methodology -- Congresses., Library materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses., Libraries -- Special collections -- Middle Ages -- Congresses., Civilization, Medieval -- Study and teaching -- Congresses., Civilization, Medieval -- Library resources -- Congresses., Middle Ages -- Bibliography -- Methodology -- Congresses., Middle Ages -- Study and teaching -- Congresses., Middle Ages -- Library resources -- Congre
Statementsponsored by the Commission on Preservation and Access ; Sophia K. Jordan, editor.
SeriesContributions in academic librarianship -- no. 1
ContributionsJordan, Sophia K., 1953-
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LC ClassificationsZ688.M42 C64 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 68 p. --
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Open LibraryOL21806012M

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