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Arthur Mitchell Fraas
Title:
Curator, Special Collections
Division:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Library:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Office:
608 Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Phone:
(215) 898-0605
Email:
Biography:
Mitch Fraas is Curator, Special Collections at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. He holds doctoral and master's degrees in history from Duke University and earned his bachelor's degree at Boston College. His doctoral dissertation examined the legal culture of British India in the 17th and 18th centuries. He has been a fellow of the Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History at the University of Wisconsin. In addition to the history of law and imperialism, he is especially interested in the history of printing and the book and in the digital humanities, as well as the future of scholarly publishing and copyright.
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