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Yo el Rey: Two-part paper lock: paper band & shaped-papered seal, Spain, 1730s

Yo el Rey: Two-part paper lock: pap...

Letterlocking

Added 4 days ago | 00:04:22 | 117 views

Yo el Rey, 18 June 1732. A model of a letterlocked ceremonial letter from the King of Spain to the Duke of Sora, June 18, 1732. The original manuscript is housed in the Boncompagni Ludovisi Family Archive in Rome, Italy. Letterlocking ...

An early letterlocking video

An early letterlocking video

Letterlocking

Added 4 days ago | 00:00:39 | 91 views

This is the first letterlocking video showing one of the many letterlocking formats found in the Fondo Veneto Sezione II Record Group, Vatican Secret Archives. The video demonstrates how the triangle-shaped paper (cut from the actual let...

Opening a triangle-shaped paper lock with stab perpendicular to fore-edge

Opening a triangle-shaped paper loc...

Letterlocking

Added 5 days ago | 00:00:08 | 87 views

Duo Authentication with a YubiKey

Duo Authentication with a YubiKey

Duo

Added 17 days ago | 00:00:55 | 122 views

After registering your YubiKey, you can log into any MIT service easily.

Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a Witchcraft Potion?

Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a W...

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 28 days ago | 00:02:56 | 849 views

Artichoke Juice, Invisible Ink--a Witchcraft Potion? In September 1656, a female spy based in England wrote to her brother, who was living under exile in Antwerp. She feared their letters were being intercepted, broken into and sealed up...

Alum Invisible Ink

Alum Invisible Ink

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 28 days ago | 00:07:18 | 366 views

By her correspondent’s panic reaction at having lost her letter with the formula for “invisable [sic] ink”, one can safely assume that one female spy had recommended a more sophisticated potion, not plain lemon juice, for secret messages...

Container Egg for Secret Messages

Container Egg for Secret Messages

Secret Writing Techniques

Added 28 days ago | 00:06:10 | 1128 views

Giambattista della Porta's "Magiae Naturalis" (1558; 1644 ed. Book 16-Chapter IV) and Thomas Lupton’s “A Thousand Notable Things” (1579) give a step by step description how to secrete letters in eggs: "To put a Shedule, or lytle wrytin...

Letterlocking: WWII Prisoner of War Letter from a son to his mother in Italy, 1944.

Letterlocking: WWII Prisoner of War...

Letterlocking

Added 1 month ago | 00:00:34 | 376 views

Prisoner of war Dino Belardinelli letter to his mother in Italy.Similar to the WWII Russian soldier triangle letterlocking format, this stationery used by WWII POW's allowed for privacy but not for an enclosure secured with an adhesive. ...

How to make an inexpensive book cradle from one Tyvek™ envelope

How to make an inexpensive book cra...

MIT Libraries: book cradles

Added 1 month ago | 00:02:01 | 532 views

Watch our MITemp Lucy Brown demonstrate how to make this quick, easy, and inexpensive book cradle with one Tyvek™ envelope and some recycled air pillows. Book cradles are a type of support that help to reduce stress on the spine of a bo...

How to download OpenStreetMap Data from Trimble Data Marketplace

How to download OpenStreetMap Data ...

GIS

Added 2 months ago | 00:02:46 | 345 views

This tutorial will show you how to download a selection of OpenStreetMap data using Trimble Data Marketplace. This data can then be used in a GIS or other mapping application.

You Can't Spell IAP without API

You Can't Spell IAP without API

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T)

Added 3 months ago | 00:54:03 | 249 views

January 13, 2015 IAP presentation. Jonathan Reed IS&T Faculty & Student Experience

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebuilt at the hinge

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebui...

reengineering the broken spines of books

Added 3 months ago | 00:21:06 | 527 views

Reengineering broken book spines working group presents this first of many instructional videos that demonstrate the variations of this innovative book conservation treatment. WHO IS INVOLVED AND WHY: Jana Dambrogio, Thomas F. Peterson (...

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