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    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie Angelo, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-10-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Bonnie Angelo (1924-2017) graduated in 1944 with a degree in art from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating, she worked as a journalist for the Winston-Salem...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the second half of the 15th century, the devout and wealthy laymen had a wide selection of Books of Hours from which to choose, both manuscript volumes and printed texts. These were often sold, in large cities, in book stalls erected directly in...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • Oral history interview with Allen W. Trelease, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-10-02
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Allen W. Trelease (1928-2011) was a professor of history at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1967, as well as head of the Department of History from 1984 to 1992, retiring from full-time teaching in 1994. He authored...
    • Oral history interview with J. Holley Watts, 2008

    • 2008-03-09
    • WV0407 J. Holley Watts Oral History
    • Primarily documents J. Holley Watts' service in the American Red Cross as a "Donut Dolly" during the Vietnam War, her poetry about her experiences, and her feelings on postwar American culture.

      Watts describes her collegiate education at...
    • Recipe books

    • 1906;1870;1891
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Several recipe books, including many handwritten and cut out recipes.
    • Betty Wales, sophomore : a story for girls [binding]

    • 1906
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light brownish-gray (C63) calico-texture cloth; three girls wearing long dresses, holding papers and books. with trees, shrubs, buildings, and clouds in background in blackish-dark green, light orange, white, and gilt, six triangles and lettering...
    • Helen Grant in college [binding]

    • 1906
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light grayish-olive (109) calico-texture cloth; woman holding books., in long dress, jacket, and hat, standing in front on bush with school, road, and cloudy sky in background, in white, black, green, and tan, black lettering, all within black...
    • Helen Grant, graduate [binding]

    • 1908
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light grayish-olive (109) calico-texture cloth; woman in long skirt, fur coat, and hat with feather, and holding book on snowy landscape with pines in background in black, white, and red, black lettering, all within black rule border; spine...
    • Helen Grant, teacher [binding]

    • 1909
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light grayish-olive (109) calico-texture cloth; woman holding book standing next to desk with vase of flowers and books., in red, white, and brown, black lettering, all within black rule border; spine lettered in black, with green and red stylized...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Breviary is one of the six official books used by the Roman Catholic Church in its liturgy. It is a book of prayer for the clergy, giving the directions for all of the various services of the Divine Hours throughout the year. The other five...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the 15th century Books of Hours were as much in demand in the Netherlands as they were in France and England. In many of these books it is difficult to distinguish the Dutch Hours from those of Northern France or the Rhineland. In the middle of...
    • Bobs, a girl detective [binding]

    • 1928
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-green (136) calico-texture cloth; reproduction of the front piece illustration with woman in over coat and hat looking over shoulder with hand on bookcase looking through books., shadow in background, purse, gloves, and books. on...
    • Juvenile sports, etc. [binding]

    • 1860
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Dark grayish-green (C156) diagonal fine wave cloth over paper; blindstamped ivy, rules and shields surrounding circular frame with gilt image of old man on chair, 5 children and covered table with hat and books, surrounded by series and volume...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...

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