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Johns Hopkins University Artifact Teaching collection

Identifier: MS-0479

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection of objects largely relating to teaching the history of the book and demonstrating printing techniques in the classroom. The collection is divided among the three Rare Books and Manuscripts libraries.


  • Creation: approximately 1200s-1900s


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed in various locations and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.


7.2 Cubic Feet (24 boxes)

Language of Materials



Series 1 is artifacts in the Cage; Series 2: Peabody Library; Series 3 Garrett Library.

Other Finding Aids

An offline inventory is available. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was accumulated from various sources.

Processing Information

This is no known processing information for this collection.

Johns Hopkins University Artifact Teaching collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA