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From: "Alex David Groce" <adgroce@eos.ncsu.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) Severian
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 1998 12:06:27 

I notice NC State has a copy.  I think I'll stop by the library and see how
long it would take to transcribe Severian.

On Oct 15, 11:25am, Alice Turner wrote:
> Subject: (urth) Severian
> I went to the Catholic Encyclopedia- http://www.knight.org/advent/ - to see
> more about Severian, but the article has not yet been transcribed.
> Bear with me a moment while I rhapsodize about the 1913 Catholic
> Encyclopedia, now, lucky for us, in public domain, and in the process of
> being transcribed in its enormous entirety onto the web. Compared to this
> treasure of 19th century scholarship, the New Catholic
> Encyclopedia--feh!--is a pallid thing, shorn of weirdness and wonders, and
> ever so politically correct.
> The transcription is done entirely by volunteers. If any of you has access
> to a university library with the CE (the site helpfully lists locations for
> you) and a scanner, you will build up merit in the next life by helping them
> out. Not only that, they will list your name at the end of each article
> (they have a list of these waiting too). You can be immortal as the one to
> transcribe Severian!
> -alga
> *More Wolfe info & archive of this list at http://www.urth.net/urth/
>-- End of excerpt from Alice Turner

"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free." - John 8:32
Alex David Groce (adgroce@eos.ncsu.edu)
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'98-99 NCSU AITP Student Chapter President
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