Ninth Annual Book Arts Lecture - The Matter of Calculation: Early Modern Arithmetical Books & Instruments at Columbia

Matthew L. Jones
Assistant Professor of History, Columbia University

6:00 PM, Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Butler Library, Room 203

NEW YORK, January 14, 2003 Following the lecture there will be a reception in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library to view the exhibition, on display in the Kempner Exhibition Gallery through February 28, 2003, "The Ground of Artes:" Mathematical Instruments and Illustrated Books from the David Eugene Smith Collection. The Rare Book and Manuscript Library is located on the 6th Floor, East, Butler Library, Columbia University.


RSVP (212) 854-2231. Seating is limited for the lecture; please come early.

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library, locatedon the 6th Floor East of the Columbia University Butler Library, at535 West 114th Street at Broadway, New York, is home to over600,000 rare books, 28 million manuscripts filed in 3,000 separatecollections, 75,000 photographs, and 40,000 prints and drawings. Inaddition to printed and manuscript resources, the library containscuneiform tablets, papyri, maps, works of art, posters, soundrecordings and other interesting objects and materials. The Library's website has collections and service information.


Jennifer B. Lee
Rare Book and Manuscript Library

01/13/03 KRS