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Zoom Backgrounds from Special Collections

You asked, and we delivered: Zoom backgrounds from Special Collections are now available for download! Choose from an assortment of ten images, including medieval manuscripts, travel posters, and beautiful book illustrations, all from the collections of the University of Missouri Libraries. As a bonus, there’s also a shot of the classroom for your online sessions (remember that your Special Collections librarians can help you with online instruction).

Preview and download the Zoom backgrounds on Box.



Image sources:

Flores y frutas del Mediterraneo [travel poster].

Brazil [travel poster].

Norway: the land of the midnight sun. [travel poster]

Priscian, Institutiones gramaticae [medieval manuscript].

A New and Accurat Map of the World [map]

Antiphonal with historiated initial of St. Paul [medieval manuscript].

Rowlandson’s sketches from nature. [hand-colored etching]

Processional : (for the use of the Dominican sisters of St. Louis, Poissy). [medieval manuscript]

Africa Antiqua et Nova. [map]

Interaction of color by Josef Albers [serigraph]

Kelli Hansen

Kelli Hansen is head of the Special Collections and Rare Books department.