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    • [A&T Stroud scrapbook III, Class of 1937 and other events]

    • 1933-1939
    • NCATSU Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook is a large collection of various documents from 1933 to 1939 assembled by one North Carolina A&T State University student. Rare photographs, greeting & invitation cards, telegraphs and other rare ephemera document student Virgil C....
    • The Quaker

    • 1956
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1956 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. Students include Asian American Wako...
    • [Photograph album]

    • 1939-1940
    • CC003 Andrew Johnson Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This album, containing primarily black and white images, is mostly undated but most seem to date from Andrew Johnson's years at Dudley High School in Greensboro. There are also some much later color photographs at the end, including some of Johnson...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • [Scrapbook of Mrs. G.W. Whitsett]

    • 1910
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This "8th Anniversary Conference of the Young People's Missionary Movement " scrapbook is a record of the missionary education activities in which Mrs. G. W. Whitsett participated during the summer of 1910. She saved photographs, notes and...
    • Textile manuafcturers journal [Vol. XVII No. 3]

    • 1908-12-12
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This is a rare issue of the Textile Manufactures Journal (Volume 17 No. 3, December 12, 1908), that includes an obituary of Moses H. Cone (p. 25). Along with the news and business articles, this issue features advertisements and reviews for scores...
    • Working together [Cone Mills employee handbook]

    • 1948-07
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This is a rare unused employee handbook from the Cone Mills Corporation. It includes photographs of the Cone plant superintendents with exteriors and interiors of the plants. The handbook begins with “Welcome to the Cone Organization” by...
    • Scrapbook 1932-1950--Bennett College--Loose Items

    • 1932-1950
    • Mss. Coll. 113 Allen-McFarland Family Papers
    • This is a collection of ephemera possibly accumulated by Dorothy Allen. It includes newspaper clippings of Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, and the birth of the Fultz Quadruplets. Other items are: photos; invitations, announcements, church hymns &...
    • [Graduation program, 1880]

    • 1880-05-27
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • An rare 1880 commencement program from the Greensboro Female College.
    • [Graduation program, 1883]

    • 1883-05-31
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • An rare 1883 commencement program from the Greensboro Female College that notes many musical performances and readings by the graduating class.
    • Working together [Cone Mills Corporation employee handbook]

    • 1948-07
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This is a rare unused employee handbook from the Cone Mills Corporation. It includes photographs of the Cone plant superintendents with exteriors and interiors of the plants. The handbook begins with “Welcome to the Cone Organization” by...
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Graduals are the books containing the chants for the celebration of the mass. English manuscripts of this early date and small size are rare. This volume, with the uncertain strokes in the script, seems to indicate that the transcriber was...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Small Psalters of this period are comparatively rare, since Psalters were used primarily in the church services and not by the layman. Here, the letters and ornament still retain all the rigidity of the previous century and give no indication of...
    • Missal (Missale Herbipolense). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal has been for many centuries one of the most important liturgical books of the Roman Catholic Church. It contains all the directions, in rubrics and texts, necessary for the performance of the mass throughout the year. The text frequently...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This Psalter was written by Carthusian monks. Of all the orders the Carthusian was the smallest and most austere. The membership never exceeded one per cent of those enrolled in the combined monastic orders. The Carthusians were frequently hermits,...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Munich]

    • 1914-03-03
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is feeling better, in spite of a backache. He doesn't like the cold winter weather. He will arrive in Paris the next day at noon. He will visit many old friends there, including the Countess de Morphy, Faure, Cortot, Thibaud and Salmon....

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