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Encyclopedism Encyclopedism from Pliny to Borges
The exhibit traces the variety of forms the encyclopedia and the idea of encyclopedic knowledge have taken from the first through 20th centuries.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
May 1 — Sept. 30, 1990
Subjects
History
Linguistics
Lexicography Lexicography at the University of Chicago: An Essay by Mitford M. Mathews, Sr., on the Occasion of an Exhibition in Harper Memorial Library
This exhibition surveys the history of major University of Chicago Press dictionary projects, including The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, A Dictionary of American English, A Dictionary of Americanisms, The University of Chicago Spanish Dictionary, A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms, and A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 1, 1963
Subjects
Linguistics