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    • Oral history interview with Carol Nachtrab, 2008

    • 2008-02-26
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers
    • Documents Carol Nachtrab's service in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

      Nachtrab briefly discusses her education and nurses' training, including being removed from the Toledo Hospital program. She briefly talks about her...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to her mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-18
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan gives a lengthy description of her vacation with "Lamb" in Juan-les-Pins and Cannes, France. Ryan writes of the beautiful scenery, her activities, and an evening they spent with a Belgian woman who described the hardships faced by the...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-27
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is still in Budapest, although he should have been in Vienna so that Schmutzer could finish his portrait, but he was so exhausted that he stayed in bed until noon. The night before he was honored at a banquet and had to speak to the crowds....
    • Keystone Comp. Books [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This notebook contains a variety of essays titled; "Best Possible Self", "Know Thy Self", "How to be Beautiful", "How to Dress", and "Good Manners". She would use these for her half hour talks with female students.
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This translation of the Bible was made by Jerome at the request of Pope Damasus. It was begun in the year 382 A.D. and finished 16 years later. For his great scholarship more than for his eminent sanctity, Jerome was later made a saint. This...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This beautiful manuscript leaf was written and illuminated about the year 1535 A.D. At this late date Books of Hours were also being printed in great numbers by such famous French printers as Vostre, de Colines, and Tory. These were elaborately...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear friend (still "vous"). Casals has received Metcalfe's note too late to see her at Miss Emmet's. He has missed her after seeing so much of her recently. He asks her to thank her mother for sending on the slippers he left at her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • [Secretaries' Garden]

    • 1963
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The beautiful boxwood and English-style garden was created to honor the alumnae secretaries who have served the Alumnae Association throughout the history of the University. Charles O. Bell, Superintendent of Landscaping and Grounds, designed the...
    • [Secretaries' Garden, Alumnae House]

    • Undated
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Close-up photograph of the sign indicating that the Secretaries' Garden is a gift from the Class of 1919 of the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW). The beautiful boxwood and English-style garden was created to honor the alumnae secretaries who...
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-01-22
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 3 of the newsletter addresses the wartime baby boom and New Guinea geography. Also includes an Army question-and-answer column and a joke page.

      Three pages of a newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section at...

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