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

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The line ending of a fish, elongated or shortened as the space required, and the grinning expression of the fish emblem have in some book circles given these German Psalters the nickname "Laughing Carp" Psalters. The fish, as is well known, was one...
    • Vulgate Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At this period, the St. Jerome Bible was not transcribed as often as one would expect in the country of its origin and the very land which held the seat of the Roman Church. During the greater part of the 13th century, while the popes were greatly...
    • 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...
    • Missal (Missale) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal, written for the convenience of the priests, combined the separate books formerly used in different parts of the service; namely, the Oratorium, Lectionarium, Evangeliarium, Canon, and others. Gutenberg, who printed his famous First...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This leaf from the Book of Psalms was written in the Benedictine monastery of St. Stephan in Würzburg and dated 1499 A.D. The book hand closely resembles the fine early gothic types called lettre de forme and used by Fust and Schoeffer in their...
    • 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 general, the Books of Hours produced for the devout layman in the Netherlands at the end of the 15th century were written in Dutch. This particular example, however, is in Latin. The heavy, angular, and closely spaced vertical strokes, with very...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Vulgate Bible, a translation credited to St. Jerome, was adopted by the Catholic Church as the authorized version. This leaf was written in Germany nearly sixty years after the invention of printing by movable type. Its semi-gothic book hand is...
    • 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...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Missal gives the service of the mass and is used by the clergy. The text is lengthy and in this large script would occupy many hundred pages. One wonders why this particular manuscript copy on vellum was written some forty years after Antonius...
    • Miscellaneous articles and clippings

    • 1908-2001
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Miscellaneous articles and photocopied newspaper clippings dating from 1908 to 2001. Some newspaper articles include "Death of M. Cone," "Memorial to Cone," and "Cone Mills has Grown Steadily." Also includes a copy of a lefter from Joseph Rosengart...
    • [Sweet Dish]

    • 1919
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • Long sweet dish, painted with a depiction of Main (Foust) Building and a caption reading,"North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Greensboro, North Carolina." Stamp on the back reads, Made in Dresden, Germany especially for Bernau &...
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • [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.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-05
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer describes how she was unable to come home for the weekend because she did not receive her pay. She describes the unit parading in the snow and ice, supply and administration exams, her latest paycheck, and the distribution of her finances.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses seeing Bob Hope, having kitchen patrol duty, a fire drill, studying for several exams, and going home for the weekend, bringing some of her laundry with her.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • [Marcelle Fisher outside barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Marcelle Fisher poses outside a barracks in the WAC seersucker exercise uniform, circa 1943. Behind her, laundry is hanging to dry.
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.

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