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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...
    • [V.E. Day in Greensboro]

    • 1945-05
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Young people stand on a street corner in downtown Greensboro and hold up newspapers that declare the war in Europe over.
    • 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.
    • [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...
    • [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.
    • Oral history interview with Susannah Thomas Watson, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Susannah Thomas Watson (1918-2003) graduated in 1939 with a degree in English from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watson describes student social life, town students, the...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2009

    • 2009-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • In his second interview, Weill relates his time with the Sea Scouts, a branch of the Boy Scouts. He also extensively discusses his military service in Europe during World War II, including the 102nd infantry and his role in the Battle of the...
    • [The Wesley Foundation scrapbook, 1944-1945]

    • 1944-1945
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Wesley Foundation, contains materials relating to the 1944-1945 school year at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Items in the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...

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