The Material Features of Early Modern Letters: A Reader's Guide
April 2013. By Dr Daniel Starza Smith.
Letterlocking is cyber security before cyber."
–Chris Bourg, Director, MIT Libraries
Conservation Collaborations at the MIT Libraries
A presentation by Jana Dambrogio and Thomas F. Peterson (1957) Conservator, hosted by the Program on Information Science, MIT Libraries, in December 2014.
NOTE: click-through link???
Learning to lock letters is like being let in
on a secret part of history"–Annie Dunn, MIT
I’m really going to look at manuscript letters in a new way
from now on.” — tweet by John Overholt, Curator of Early Modern Books & Manuscripts, Houghton Library, Harvard University.
I'm going to make sure everyone in special collections watches the videos"
— tweet, Robert MacLean, Assistant Librarian, Special Collections, University of Glasgow Library
The study of letterlocking...is game-changing stuff...& is just about the coolest combination of engineering & humanities I can think of...
of course we do it @mitlibraries.
–Chris Bourg, Director, MIT Libraries.
...demos are powerful things..a tangible reminder of the conversation, a physical token of the interaction”
— excerpt from blog post on the locked letter give-away," Ethan Zuckerman, Center for Civic Media, MIT Media Lab, Global Voices, Berkman Center.
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