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VMs: Fw: Voynich Manuscript -- Beinecke

Here is the correspondence which I received from Beineke concerning the VM.

Dana Scott

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ellen Cordes" <ellen.cordes@xxxxxxxx>
To: "DANA SCOTT" <dscott520@xxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: Voynich Manuscript

> Dear Dana Scott,
> The Beinecke is open to advanced researchers who require the use of the
> collections. If you decide to
> visit the Beinecke, please bring a photo ID with a current address
> (passport or driver's license) and a second ID such as your university or
> college ID. If you are an independent research with no academic
> affiliation, another photo ID with an address will suffice for the
> registration process which happens on site quite quickly.
> There are not specific restrictions on using the Voynich except to say 
> that
> it is extremely fragile and will require some assistance from the staff 
> for
> certain pages. We are considering sending it off site for conservation
> treatment, so please let me know when you schedule your trip to New
> Haven.  I would make sure that it is not off site when you arrive.
> If you have not already done seen the online color images, you may be
> interested to view them from the Digital Library -- 
> http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/dl_crosscollex/  On the third and fourth
> pages of images, there are several color images.  The Zoom feature allows
> you to see great detail.
> Please let me know if you have other questions.  Our web site has a lot of
> information about planning your trip
> --http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/brblinfo.htm
> Sincerely,
> Ellen R. Cordes
> Head of Public Services
> Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
> Yale University
> P.O. Box 208240
> New Haven, CT 06520-8240
> phone:(203) 432-2973   fax:(203) 432-4047
> street address : 121 Wall Street
>                    New Haven, CT 06511
> web site: http://www.library.yale.edu/beinecke/brblhome.htm
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