1440 Moveable Type on Display

In this newspaper article from 1940 it describes how a local of the area has a rare piece of a bible that he donated or rather let the university borrow the page from this extremely early work of movable print. As many people know it was a relatively new invention come around the time of 1440. So with that being said it would have been extremely rare for something of this sort to be even around at this point for many things have not been stored properly. However, the local man whom had let the university display this was actually aiming to educate students on the importance of technology and the fact that it was the 500 year anniversary of the printing press being invented. Within the display it helped to explain the long term effects of the printing press being invented.

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