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  • Description: French
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    • Jacques Damour [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Strong yellow (C84) cloth in style of French paperback novel; title page reproduced on front cover within thin and thick black rule border; spine lettered and ruled in black; table of contents listed on back cover; untrimmed; inside front cover...
    • Missal (Missale Plenarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Many Missals, Bibles and Psalters of the 12th century were written in this fine, bold script. It was a revived form of the 9th century carolingian minuscule. In the absence of miniatures and decoration, it is difficult to assign a manuscript in...
    • Breviary (Breviarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the middle of the 14th century many of the manuscripts show influences from other countries. Illuminators, scribes, and other craftsmen traveled from city to city and even from country to country. While the script of this leaf is almost...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • This Book of Hours shows definite characteristics of the manuscript art of France and the Netherlands of about 1450 A.D. It was probably one of many copies prepared for sale at a shrine to which devout pilgrims came to worship or to seek a cure....
    • 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]

    • 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]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This beautiful manuscript leaf was written and illuminated about the year 1535 A.D. At this late date Books of Hours were also being printed in great numbers by such famous French printers as Vostre, de Colines, and Tory. These were elaborately...
    • Our little French cousin [binding]

    • 1905
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Pale yellowish-gray linen-texture cloth; series binding with girl in French dress holding basket and umbrella standing on board with rail, cow and trees in background in blue, black, white, and green within black rule border, blue lettering at head...
    • Notebook 08-Charlie Wagner [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This Keystone Composition book contains an undated lecture that discusses Charles Wagner's life and work. Wagner was a French preacher who stressed simplicity and honesty. A transcribed version of the lecture is sticking out of the notebook. The...
    • Correspondence--1925-1926 [Ellwood C. Perisho papers]

    • 1925-1926
    • MS323 Ellwood C. Perisho Papers
    • Letters from various respondents to E. C. Perisho. Hardy A. Carroll, Mount Airy, NC (1925); D. H. Blair, Washington, DC (1925); Isaac French Holt, Saxapahaw, NC (1925); Charles Coble, Guilford College, NC (1925); Alvin T. Coate, Friendsville, TN...
    • [Letters to Margaret Worth Porter (Cesare Sartin)]

    • 1892-1924
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • The earliest item is a note to Margaret from her cousin Waldo Porter asking her to come back to Greensboro, written presumably after Margaret and her mother visited in 1890 or 1891. Two of the 1909 items regard publishing stories written by...
    • [Benefit concert program]

    • 1918-03-16
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A program for a variety show concert, advertising that the concert is a fund-raiser for French relief efforts.
    • [Susanne B. Hoskins in France]

    • 1917-04-01
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A photograph of Susanne B. Hoskins in France. The back of the photograph reads:

      Taken April 1st--day before I left Evian--It is by back door of the 'opital--the storm door. I think the French flag should be there also. I've on the gray...

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