Seymour O. Simches Illuminated Manuscript, circa 1300


This collection has:

.25 Cubic Feet
1 illuminated manuscript.

Professor Seymour Oliver Simches (1919 - 2003) came to Tufts as assistant professor of romance languages in 1954 and later became full professor and Chair of the Romance Languages Department. In 1962, he became the John Wade Professor of Modern Languages. Professor Simches, a much beloved teacher, helped establish the 'College Within,' the 'Experimental College,' The Tufts European Center at Talloires as well as a center for teaching excellence at Tufts.

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