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    • 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]

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Report of the real property survey, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1940
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • The report of the real property survey of the city of Greensboro, including some areas outside the city limits. This report covers the economic and historical background of Greensboro, the existing conditions of land use, the physical and occupancy...
    • O. Henry wouldn't know the place today!

    • 1950
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This 1950 report provides a highly detailed evaluation of area businesses and commercial climate. Filled with statistical data, the report highlights such economic sectors as agricultural production, transportation, and manufacturing and retail. ...
    • Taking stock of Greensboro's possessions

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This three-page essay or speech, possibly written for newspaper publication or presented at an event, details Greensboro's positive characteristics. Listed are: religious tolerance, interracial cooperation, governmental efficiency, business...
    • Students Who Signed Call to Boycott

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 16, 1963 list describes six Woman's College of the University of North Carolina students who agreed to participate in a boycott designed to protest segregation practiced by local businesses. The list was prepared by college administrators...
    • Demonstration city proposal, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1966-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This document is a tentative proposal and guidelines if the city of Greensboro were to receive federal grant funds for urban renewal. It includes information about Greensboro at the time, the Demonstration City Area and proposed changes and...
    • Substandard housing in Greensboro

    • 1969-08-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This study looks at the substandard housing in Greensboro. It specifically looks at the population characteristics of those residing in delapidated or deteriorating structures outside of urban renewal areas. The focus is on the length of time in a...
    • Oral history interview with Kendon  Smith, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-10-18
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Kendon Smith (1918-2002) served in the Department of Psychology beginning at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina and then the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1954-1983. He was chair of the department from...
    • Oral history interview with Sherri Forrester, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-14
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Sherri Forrester (1936- ) was a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1962-92. She talks about her educational...
    • Oral history interview with Robert V. Watson, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Robert Watson (1925- ) was a professor in the Department of English from 1953-1987 at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, becoming The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Watson recalls the caliber and continuity...
    • Oral history interview with Robert V. Watson, 1990 [full audio recording]

    • 1990-03-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Robert Watson (1925- ) was a professor in the Department of English from 1953-1987 at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, becoming The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Watson recalls the caliber and continuity...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...

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