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    • Oxford Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • It is usually difficult to dinstinguish the miniature or portable Bibles made by the young Dominican friars in England from those written in France. At times the colophon tells us that a book was executed in the Sorbonne, the newly founded school...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This copy of the Latin version by St. Jerome was made during the period when France stood at the height of her medieval glory. A decade or two before, Louis IX (Saint Louis), the strongest monarch of his age, had made France the mightiest power in...
    • Missal (Missale Bellovacense). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This manuscript, a special gift to a church in the city of Beauvais, was written for Robert de Hangest, a canon, about 1285 A.D. At that time, Beauvais was one of the most important art centers in all Europe. The ornament in this leaf shows the...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The fact that this Missal honors particular saints by its calendar and litany indicates that it was made by friars of the Franciscan order. This was established in 1209 by St. Francis. These wandering friars with their humility, love of nature and...
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Gradual contains the appropriate antiphons of a mass sung by the choir of the Latin Church on Sundays and special holidays. The text was furnished largely by the 150 Psalms and the Canticles of the Old and New Testaments. The superb example of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-07-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is unhappy because he realizes that he is hurting Metcalfe by his firm decision to keep his word to Andree. He asks why she didn't understand when he told her at the start that they could not marry. He loves her but doesn't want to give her...
    • Correspondence of Dr. & Mrs. McIver 1905 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1905
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and notes from members of the McIver family written in 1905. There are letters by Charles D. McIver, Lula Martin McIver, Verlinda Millie McIver and Lizzie McIver (married name unclear). Topics include reports from Laura M. Coit, the...
    • Trip to Europe, 1905 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1905
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Documents saved from Dr. Charles Duncan McIver?��s trip to Europe in 1905. Topics include complete programs, menus, maps, guides from ships, hotels, city museums and a pamphlet of United States Customs Laws related to Personal Effects, plus...
    • Europe at war

    • 1914
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • A war time edition of the Janesville, Wis. Daily Gazette covering how World War I began in Europe. Maps of the world, Europe, and warring nations are included.
    • We are ready: put us across [circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This World War I era poster was produced for the Medical Women's National Association, and features a drawing of one of their members comforting kneeling European residents. Text reads:"Thirty-five of Our Women Doctors are Already Over There. We...
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • Clara Fredere Sullivan scrapbook

    • 1918-1919
    • WV0450 Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection, 1918 - 1919
    • Scrapbook containing primarily photographs from Sullivan's service near the end of World War I and the years immediately following. Specific locations noted include Fort Merritt, New Jersey; Rome; and various locations in France. The scrapbook...
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • [Red Cross Mission team in Serbia, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Members of a Red Cross Medical Mission Team pose outside of a building in Serbia. Pictured (from left to right) are: George "The Dalmation" [illegible]; Stojan, a Serbian;"Irish Stew," a.k.a Miss Lloyd; Lapham's chief, Dr. [Gressice?]; s Serbian...
    • [Howard Coble photograph album, 1941-1952]

    • 1941-1952
    • MSS275 Congressman J. Howard Coble Papers, 1984-2014
    • Photograph album containing images of Representative Howard Coble's friends and family, inclduing vacation photographs, home and school life, and several images of Europe during World War II.
    • WAAC welcome [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • 4 page typed newsletter welcoming women to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. Contains information on uniforms, orientation, and classification, in addition to the words to 13 WAAC songs.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fischer to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-08
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer notes her unit has been preparing for inspection, her auxiliary class is the first to complete the four weeks of basic training in only three, she has not received all of her uniforms, likes being kept busy, and is about to march in her...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-22
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer is at Drake University studying to be a specialist in army administration. She describes a typical, busy day and notes her class is the first to use Drake as a training site.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-27
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses learning how to code supplies, her Thanksgiving activities, applying for Officer Candidate School, the schedule of a typical day, and getting a weekend pass to come home, where she hopes to have her hair done.

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