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Behind the Scenes

Posted On May 19, 2015 | 11:14 am | by meredithb | Permalink

Ever wonder how rare books are transported in and out of Dumbarton Oaks? This crate contains selections from the Rare Book Collection that were sent to Cambridge this spring to be scanned by Harvard’s Digital Imaging Services. They were returned to Dumbarton Oaks by truck on May 5, at which point Rare Book Librarian Linda Lott and Library Assistant Melissa Fast wheeled them safely back into storage by securing them to a specially-sized dolly.