Learn to Read Secretary Hand - Rare Book Room Open House

Sep. 27, 2023
12:00PM - 1:00PM
Rare Book Room, Library Level 2
Open to the Yale Community

Stop by the Rare Book Room to try your hand with 17th-century English handwriting. We'll have quill pens, ink, and 17th-century manuscript ink recipes, as an introduction to "secretary hand," the predominant script for English writing from the 15th through the mid-17th century.