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    • 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...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to daughter Margaret, 1907-1910]

    • 1907-1910
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters speak of family matters, holidays, etc. Most are written to Margaret from New York, but several are from Asheville, North Carolina. Margaret's addresses range from her grandmother's house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Dwight School...
    • [Letter of certification of Red Cross work]

    • 1919-04-12
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A letter certifying that Susanne B. Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross. The full text reads:

      This is to certify that Miss Susanne B Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross Children's Bureau, in France for a period of sixteen...
    • [Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Front view of Alumnae House from the northeast, taken between 1937 and 1947. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by Penrose V. Stout and modeled after...
    • [Alumnae office in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Clara B. Byrd, Alumnae Secretary, is seated at her desk in the Alumnae House. The walls behind her are made of NC knotty white pine, and a picture of the building's exterior hangs on the wall. Photo taken between 1937 and 1947, hand tinted. This...
    • [Alumnae House plaque]

    • 1939
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Photo of the plaque recognizing the Alumnae House Building Committee, taken on 1 Sept 1939. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by Penrose V. Stout and...
    • [Alumnae House reception hall entrance]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Doorway inside the Reception Hall of Alumnae House, sometime between 1937 and 1947. Doorway pediment includes a pineapple, symbolizing hospitality, with an egg-and-dart pattern in the Ionic column capitals. Hand tinted. Photo taken between...
    • [Alumnae House library]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Interior of the library in the Alumnae House, featuring its furnishings. Photo taken between 1937 and 1947; hand tinted. For non-tinted version, see UA104.2.013. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Alumnae House sitting room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Photo of a small sitting room adjacent to bedrooms in the downstairs of the Alumnae House, featuring a floral pattern couch, silver tea set, and polka dot patterned wallpaper. Taken between 1937 and 1947; hand tinted. This building opened in 1937...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Pecky Cypress Room in the Alumnae House, as seen in 1940, with table for eight, sofa, chair, and fireplace. Hand tinted; for non-colored version, see UA104.2.010. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Architectural Drawing of Alumnae House]

    • 1937
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Architects' rendering of the Alumnae House in 1937. The architect was Penrose V. Stout. The drawing was Hand tinted. For non-tinted version see UA104.2.001. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of the Pecky Cypress ("The Wood Eternal") Room inside the Alumnae House, featuring a table for eight, stairs leading to first floor, and a fireplace. Handmade tray on the mantel was a gift of Adelaide Von Noppen Howard[?], class of 1919. Hand...
    • [East bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of downstairs bedroom on the east side of the Alumnae House, considered to be the most "feminine," circa 1942. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by...
    • [West Bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of downstairs bedroom on west end of Alumnae House, "considered more suitably furnished for male guests," circa 1942. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was...
    • [Upstairs bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of upstairs bedroom in the Alumnae House, with light blue walls and twin beds, circa 1942. The room was furnished for use in the winter, since it was considered too hot for summer use. Hand tinted, taken between 1937 and 1947. This building...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Pecky Cypress Room on the ground floor of the Alumnae House, pictured between 1937 and 1947. On the left is a row of closets designated for classes to leave banners, records, and other belongings in when they graduated. Hand tinted. This building...
    • [Pine Needles office in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Office of Pine Needles, the college yearbook, located on ground floor of the Alumnae House. Three student editors are at work in this photo, taken between 1937 and 1947. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent...
    • [East Bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of downstairs bedroom on the east side of the Alumnae House, considered to be the most "feminine," circa 1942. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by...
    • [Alumnae House reception hall]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • The Reception Hall of the Alumnae House, as seen sometime between 1937 and 1947. At front right, in front of many rows of folding chairs, is a Steinway Music Hall Grand Piano. The mural over the mantel is ""The Baptism of Virginia Dare"" by Sidney...
    • [Alumnae House front entrance]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Front entrance of Alumnae House as seen from the northeast, circa 1942. The circular college seal depicting Minerva can be seen on either side of the door. Photo is hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of...

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