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  • 1.  "Book of Fate" Webinar

    Posted 10-21-2020 13:50
    Edited by Stefanie Rodriguez 01-04-2021 11:10

    Join our Special Collections team for an online series of
    Deep Dives-informative, enticing, and educational looks into a selection of images that are representative of materials in our collections. Learn more about what we collect, how and why we do it, and get a glimpse into the fascinating world of rare books, manuscripts, and archives at the University of Miami Libraries.

    Thursday, January 28, 2021
    1 p.m. via Zoom Webinar

    Journey to the intersection of faith, politics, and fate with Chelsea Jacks through Book of Fate, a Special Collections treasure. This bound manuscript from 1800s England showcases the strategic superstition of the time and the evolution of the concept of destiny and predetermination. Covering everything from political fortune in the Elizabethan court to the weather in the upcoming year, this hand-penned book claims to be an essential key to understanding what lies ahead in life.

    Register here.

    Stefanie Rodriguez
    University of Miami
    Coral Gables FL
    (305) 284-2038