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April 2021

My CERL Internship at the Metropolitan Seminary Library in Warsaw

This looks like a fun and useful project

Europe's printed and hand-written books in the spotlight

By Martyna Osuch, University of Warsaw Library

Throughout January 2021, I had the possibility of working at the Metropolitan Seminary Library of the Archdiocese of Warsaw as part of my CERL Internship. I was tasked with entering the provenances of the seminary’s incunabula into the MEI database. Due to the difficult situation of the pandemic, I got the opportunity to work at the Seminary Library in the city of my residence instead of interning at the Huntington Library in California.

About the library

The Metropolitan Seminary was founded in 1682 as the St. John Seminary[1]. Today, its building is located in the center of Warsaw, on Krakowskie Przedmieście Street. The area is usually crowded with tourists, so I was somewhat surprised to see how deserted it had become due to COVID.

Deserted center of Warsaw, January 2021

The Metropolitan Seminary Library currently holds 58,000 volumes of early…

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Fascicule XXVII may 2021 Printed books 1501-1600

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Albrecht Dürer

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