The First International Conference on the
History, Function, and Study of Watermarks


10-13 October 1996

The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke, Virginia




[Dylux reproduction; courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library]

Selected papers from this conference have been published (November 2000) by Oak Knoll Press and the British Library. Click here for further information.


Featured Speakers include:

Paul Needham, Vice President, Sotheby's of New York and formerly
Astor Curator of Printed Books and Bindings at the Pierpont Morgan Library

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Konrad, Director of the Department of Musicology at the

University of Würzburg
[Click here for the complete program and abstracts.]

Conference Organizers: Daniel Mosser, Ernest Sullivan, and Michael Saffle

For additional information, e-mail one of the above or write to:

Daniel W. Mosser
Center for Textual & Editorial Studies
Dept. of English
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0112


The conference will be held at the newly-restored, historic Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, near the picturesque Blue Ridge Parkway.

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