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Occult Science & Philosophy in the Renaissance

About the Exhibition

The materials in this online exhibition were displayed in the LSU Libraries’ Division of Special Collections (Hill Memorial Library) from January 24 to March 6, 2010, in conjunction with a traveling exhibition, Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine, sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and hosted by LSU’s Middleton Library. Drawn primarily from the Rare Book, McIlhenny, and Rhoades Collections, the items included here reflect the library’s strong holdings in early-modern science, religion, and philosophy.

Exhibition curator: Michael Taylor, Assistant Curator of Books
Online exhibition designer: Leah Wood Jewett, Exhibitions Coordinator

Special thanks to the following for their assistance with the online exhibition:  Gina Costello, Digital Services Librarian; Raven Duncil, Student Volunteer; William R. “Robbie” Gore, Computer Analyst; Gabe Harrell, Digital Services; Sigrid Kelsey, Electronic Reference Services Librarian; and Vanessa Varin, GA, Digital Services.