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For International Women’s Day, find out more about how a scribbled note alluding to a female cantor unearthed a mystery of a manuscript lost, broken, and now finally: Found. 

Two universities, two librarians, two graduate assistants, and musicology professor bring you episode five of If Books Could Talk:  Re-discovering the Wilton Processional.  

This is a video that exemplifies how solid research takes time and involves many people and places. Dr. Alison Altstatt starts with one manuscript leaf and uses the clues on just that leaf to track down others from the same manuscript. Check it out!