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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...
    • 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
    • In 1217, St. Dominic, the founder of the order which bears his name, withdrew from France and settled in Italy. Here, in the next four and last years of his life, he founded sixty more chapters of the Dominican order. Many of the younger members of...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Breviary is one of the six official books used by the Roman Catholic Church in its liturgy. It is a book of prayer for the clergy, giving the directions for all of the various services of the Divine Hours throughout the year. The other five...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • This manuscript leaf came from a Book of Hours, sold probably at one of the famous shrines to which wealthy laymen made pilgrimages. To meet the demand for these books, the monastic as well as the secular scribes produced them in great numbers. The...
    • 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...
    • George Allen : the only son [binding]

    • 1847
    • Woman's Collection
    • Brownish-black (C65) diaper grain cloth; gilt lyre within blindstamped oval ornamental border with leaf design; backcover has the Great Seal of the United States blindstamped within blindstamped oval ornamental border with leaf design; gilt...
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph shows the Cone family home as seen from the front drive. What appears to be a long dirt drive flanked with shrubs leads up to the great house.
    • [Large kitchen stove]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A large kitchen stove manufactured by The Great Majestic.
    • Notebook of Claude McIver, 1896 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1896
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Notebook of Claude McIver from 1896 during his grade school years. The writings are from his history and geology lessons. Topics include William the Conqueror, Anglo-Saxon history, Constantine, Alfred the Great, Norman Conquest. Also included...
    • General correspondence applications Gl-Gu 1902 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1902
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include an invitation to lecture on the ""History of the Great Political Parties of the United States"" by the Office of the City Superintendent of Schools, mathematical notes,...
    • Arthur E. Ledbetter Register

    • 1902-1924
    • Mss. Coll. 4 Arthur E. Ledbetter Register
    • This register contains a biographical listing of physicians who practiced in Greensboro up until 1924, when the work was compiled by A. E. Ledbetter, himself a Greensboro physician. Arthur Erastus Ledbetter was born near Jamestown, North Carolina...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-05-31
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals misses Metcalfe terribly and is becoming depressed without her; he has "new troubles" in addition to those about which she knows already "of which you know the biggest, and most of all the biggest of all that I confided to you, the...
    • Great Atlantic and Pacific tea store

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) store, located at 326 South Elm Street in Greensboro.

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