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    • 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...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Illuminated Psalters occur as early as the 8th century, and from the 9th to the beginning of the 14th century they predominate among illuminated manuscripts. About 1220 A.D., portable manuscript volumes supplanted the huge tomes favored in the...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • It is generally no great task to assign these illuminated Books of Hours to a particular country or period. The treatment of the ivy spray with the single line stem and rather sparse foliage is characteristic of the work of the French monastic...
    • 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...
    • 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]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In assigning this leaf from a Book of Hours to the Netherlands it must be remembered that some sections of that country were once part of France, while others belonged to what is now Germany. In this leaf French characteristics predominate, but in...
    • 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...
    • 1834 church book of Greensboro Station

    • 1834-1845
    • CC027 West Market Street United Methodist Church Archives
    • This minute book, which dates 1834 to 1849, includes information on both Greensboro as well as Jamestown. There is one later period included in the volume, documenting the Charity Fund for 1953-54. Included are lists of preachers and presiding...
    • [Academic Hood of the University of North Carolina]

    • 1881
    • UA107 Textile Collection
    • Purple velvet academic hood from the University of North Carolina, worn by Charles Duncan McIver (1860-1906) founder and first president of the State Normal and Industrial School (later UNCG).
    • History of the United States in words of one syllable [binding]

    • 1889
    • Woman's Collection
    • Yellowish-green very fine diagonal rib cloth; woman holding shield with eagle and American flag design and spear in black surrounded by panel of leaves in silver, black banner with lettering in reserved yellowish-green and lettering in black,...
    • [Benbow House]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph provides a second story view of the Benbow House (later Guilford Hotel) at West Sycamore and South Elm Streets in Greensboro.
    • [Benbow House]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image provides a rear view of the Benbow House (later Guilford Hotel) at West Sycamore and South Elm Streets in Greensboro.
    • [Proximity Mill]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • A view of the original Proximity Mill before later additions were made.
    • [Letter from President Charles McIver to unknown recipient]

    • 1891-01-21
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter, written by Charles McIver, later president of the State Normal and Industrial School, to an unknown recipient, possibly to his wife, Lula, or a family member, discusses a bill in the state legislature to create the school.
    • McAdoo House and Elm Street -- looking north

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the McAdoo House hotel, located at 307 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel was built in the late 1800s, enlarged in 1902, and destroyed by fire in 1915. A planned new hotel on the site was later constructed as an office...
    • First National Bank building

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the First National bank building, located at 235 South Elm Street in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892). This building later became the Greensboro National Bank.

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