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The Henry Charles Lea Lecture Series

This lecture series honors Henry Charles Lea (1825-1909), one of America's greatest historians of the Middle Ages.

Lea's Library and papers are housed in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library. The lecture has been hosted annually by the Penn Libraries since 2004.

Henry Charles Lea portrait

Past Lea Lecturers