ISCHE 38 Mini Exhibit “Education and the Body”

The ISCHE 38 opening ceremony and opening reception was held at the Newberry Library (60 W Walton Street).  In honor of the occasion, the conference convenors Prof. Noah W. Sobe and Prof. Kate Rousmaniere curated a mini-exhibit on “Education and the Body” using objects from the Newberry collections.



1. Règlement général intérieur de l’Internat professionnel decomposition         typographique de jeunes filles (Puteaux, France) 1870 – 1 sheet ([2] p.) : ill. ; 41 x 59 cm.  Wing oversize ZP 539 .G74104 / Case Wing folio ZC 3 .02


2. Children’s building :the World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893  [30] p. : ill., photos, plans ; 15 x 18 cm. R 1832 .166

1893-childrens-building-1   1893-childrens-building-2

3. Imagines professorum Tubingensium, senatorii praecipue ordinis: :qui, hoc altero Academiae seculo, anno 1577. inchoato, in ea & hodie, anno (1596.) vivunt, ac florent: & interea mortui sunt: His praemittuntur illustrissimorum, ac generosissimorum principu  Cellius, Erhard, Tubingae: Anno 1596 Special Collections Case I 747 .894


4. Wire handwriting device from Platt Rogers Spencer (1800- 1864) personal effects box MS.Spencer, Artifacts,Wooden boxes with pencils and other writing instruments: SEE Oversize Box 9. NL 919, 920, 921


5. fold-out diagram from Foster’s system of penmanship; or, The art of rapid writing illustrated and explained. To which is added the angular and anti-angular systems. Exemplified with plates. By B.F. Foster.  Published: Philadelphia, H. Perkins; Boston: Perkins, Marvin, & Co., 1835. [4],xi, [1], [9]-104 p. illus., plates. 22 cm. Wing ZW 2 .312


6. 1975 Chicago High School Yearbook Bowen High School (2710 E 89th St, Chicago, IL) folio LD7501.C426 B69


7. Items related to milk purification public health campaigns Chicago Commons Settlement House MS Manuscript Graham Taylor Papers: Chicago Commons Files,Scrapbook vol. 1: Programs and Publications, pp. 1-115, Box 58+9 and Oversize