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Casa Artom Scrapbook Collection

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Casa Artom, located on the Grand Canal in Venice, is owned by Wake Forest University and is used to house students and faculty studying in Venice. Guests at Casa Artom are invited to sign and record their experiences in guest books. The Casa Artom Scrapbook Collection consists of 8 of these volumes, dating from ca. 1974 until 2007. Most of the inscriptions are by students, usually written at the end of their stay. They include remininscenses of their time in Venice and advice for students who visit Casa Artom in the future. The scrapbooks also include photographs and drawings of and by the students and faculty.

One volume consists of descriptions of memorial and other gifts to Casa Artom, and renovations done to the house as service projects by students and faculty.

In 2008 facsimile volumes were produced by Etherington Conservation Services. The facsimiles are held in the Wake Forest University Archives, while the originals reside at Casa Artom.

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