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IMC 2009: Sessions

Session 829: Conserving the Heritage: Virtual and Real

Tuesday 14 July 2009, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft
Organiser:Arnold Otto, Erzbischöfliches Generalvikariat Erzbistumsarchiv, Paderborn
Moderator/Chair:Hildo van Engen, Streekarchief Land van Heusden en Altena
Paper 829-aDestroyed, Lost, and Rediscovered: The Manuscript Archives of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften - A Centre-Piece for the Reconstruction of Manuscript Collections in Eastern European Libraries
(Language: English)
Astrid Breith, Deutsche Texte des Mittelalters, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 829-bDrawing a Landscape with Charters and Archives: Parish Archive Support Strategies in Westfalia
(Language: English)
Arnold Otto, Erzbischöfliches Generalvikariat Erzbistumsarchiv, Paderborn
Index terms: Archives and Sources, Charters and Diplomatics, Ecclesiastical History
Paper 829-cManuscript Evidence for Medieval Latin Bestiary Ownership and Use
(Language: English)
Patricia Stewart, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Education, Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Sermons and Preaching

The session seeks to describe methods of retrieval of medieval source material and the reconstruction of historic landscapes and environments. The Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften aims to reconstruct the history of medieval, currently lost, or disintegrated libraries by designing virtual catalogues for historic library collections, whereas the archival support in the Archdiocese of Paderborn aims to give a view over a multitude of small local parish archives and thereby an entire landscape of ecclesiastical history.