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    • 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...
    • Whiffs from wild meadows [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium yellowish green (C136) cloth; central ornamental gilt panel with title, yellow and dark green stamped floral panel ruled in gilt, and outer heavy rule in dark green; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g.
    • A line-o'-verse or two [binding]

    • 1911
    • Way & Williams Collection
    • Tan paper over boards with yapp edges; owl in nightcap on branch in brown, with red moon in background, title, author's initials and author's signature in facsimile in brown; brown lettering and two short rules on spine; untrimmed; heavy vertically...
    • [Correspondence of Helena Modjeska]

    • 1885-11-17
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence of Polish-American actress Helena Modjeska (1840-1909) to an unknown recipient on 17 Nov. 1885. The letter was dictated by Modjeska to another writer and is signed by Modjeska. The letter is written in ink on a piece of heavy...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This particular Book of Hours, a devotional prayer book for the layman, was made for the use of Sarum, the early name for Salisbury, England. This text was accepted throughout the province of Canterbury. The manuscript was written about the time...
    • 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 general, the Books of Hours produced for the devout layman in the Netherlands at the end of the 15th century were written in Dutch. This particular example, however, is in Latin. The heavy, angular, and closely spaced vertical strokes, with very...
    • 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
    • The Book of Hours, the prayer book of laity, usually contains 16 sections. The section on prayers to the Virgin is the most important and most used, and its manuscripts exceed in number all other 15th century religious texts. The laymen who ordered...
    • [Outdoor Gymnasium]

    • 1924
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the Outdoor Gymnasium, as seen looking towards the northwest, prior to 1925. The back of photograph reads "Measurements of Outdoor Gym: 90'8" long 51'2" wide 20' to top of eaves - Heavy ducking rolls up/down. Penciled on letter of...
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni at an open-air market, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Daphine Mastroianni at an open-air market, holding full bags. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"A good view of the market. These bags were plenty heavy - what a slouch. Look at that packet! This was my first trip to market. I wanted the vender[sic]...
    • [Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery, in WASP flight suit and seat-type parachute, stands beside a plane at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Of the parachute, the back of the photo says, "Boy, that's heavy."
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of B-24, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert, looking down and wearing an overcoat, poses beside a B-24 at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. The logo on the plane identifies it as belonging to the "Red Raiders," the nickname for the 22nd Bomb Group which became a B-24...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to a Miss Herzog, 4 February 1943]

    • 1943-02-04
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer begins the letter with a short, overly formal joke note. She then describes the busy schedule of a WAAC and jokes about the rumor that WAACs serve only to find a husband. Much of the letter is sarcastic commentary about her social life,...
    • [Women's Army Corps coveralls, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Women's Army Corps one-piece twill herringbone coveralls or work suit, with two breast pockets, attached belt, and two side pockets, circa 1944. Intended for mechanical work though criticized for poor sizing and the heavy weight of the material.
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-05
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column announcing Irving Berlin's performance of "This Is the Army" on the base that night. Other column topics include war-related news, the American Homefront, and New Guinea natives. Also...

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