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Library's Longtime Curator of Rare Books

Duke University


Duke University



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UNCC Alumni

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Internationally known rare book expert John Sharpe will be on hand Thursday, April 17, as the J. Murrey Atkins Library hosts the Rare Book Roadshow. The event is an opportunity to have rare books, maps, letters or manuscripts appraised.

For more than 30 years, Sharpe worked at Duke University where he dealt with all aspects of rare books and manuscripts including description, cataloguing and conservation. Since 1970, his research interests have been in the history, technology and role of the book in society.

Byzantine Studies Conference: Officers 1983-84

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John Sharpe (Duke Univ.)

Duke University Alumni Magazine

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--John L. Sharpe III B.D. '65, Ph.D. '69

Sharpe, the Duke library's longtime curator of rare books and later academic librarian for research affairs, writes about and lectures internationally on the history of the book.This essay is adapted from one of his contributed commentaries to WUNC Radio.

The Messenger's Editorial Section

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Duke University professor Dr. John Sharpe, curator of rare manuscripts at Duke's Perkins Library, told Darlington County Council members this week that Rudisill's records are possibly the most extensive and richest body of historical documents between the North Carolina border and Charleston.

Byzantine Studies Conference: Program 1995

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Chair: John Sharpe (Duke University)

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