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

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Illuminated Psalters occur as early as the 8th century, and from the 9th to the beginning of the 14th century they predominate among illuminated manuscripts. About 1220 A.D., portable manuscript volumes supplanted the huge tomes favored in the...
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Gradual contains the appropriate antiphons of a mass sung by the choir of the Latin Church on Sundays and special holidays. The text was furnished largely by the 150 Psalms and the Canticles of the Old and New Testaments. The superb example of...
    • 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...
    • Milton's poetical works : together with the life of the author [binding]

    • 1830
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Bound in embossed calf; front and back covers have figure of Venus in chariot stamped in blind, gilt border; spine in gilt; marbled endpapers; with all edges marbled; panels on covers signed "Turpin sc New York", possibly James Turpin, an engraver...
    • [Letters to Lyndon Swaim]

    • 1839-1845
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • Lyndon Swaim followed William Swaim as editor of the "Greensboro Patriot" (1839-1854). He had been apprenticed under William. In 1842, he married the widowed Mrs. William Swaim and became stepfather to Mary Jane Virginia Swaim Porter, William...
    • Morning-glory

    • 1840
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [20] p. : ill. ; 15 cm. Cover title. In prose and verse. Offices in New York, Boston, and Baltimore also listed in imprint. Wrappers included in pagination. Page numbering in volume: 31, 32, 29, 33, 34, 24, 44, 28, 49, 52, 51, 54, 53, 50, 55, 88,...
    • [Correspondence from Edwin Forrest]

    • 1845-07-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) to his friend James Lawson dated July 3rd, 1845. The letter is written in ink on one large piece of white paper and folded in half to make four sides. The first three pages contain...
    • [Photographs of First Presbyterian Church]

    • 1846-1927
    • CC011 First Presbyterian Church Archives
    • These seven photographs document church buildings, as well as an "Every Member Canvas" taken on March 20, 1932. The earliest building, seen in two photographs, is dated to 1846 and represents the second church building. Photograph 003 shows the...
    • [Broadside for Broadway Theatre, New York, "Richelieu"]

    • 1853-03-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Broadway Theatre in New York, advertising the play 'Richelieu' for Thursday evening, March 10th, 1853. Playing Cardinal Richelieu was Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). The broadside contains the cast lists of 'Richelieu' and the...
    • Memory's gift [binding]

    • 1856
    • Woman's Collection
    • Dark reddish-brown leather with beveled edges; series binding with ornate gilt floral panel, lettered and ruled in red, with ornate blindstamped borders on front and back covers; spine stamped in gilt, red and blind; a.e.g. Binding is uniform with...
    • The three Baskets

    • 1860
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 63 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm. Attributed to Mrs. Burden by the University of Chicago Library in NUC pre-1956. Each work has separate title page. Pagination includes eight wood-engraved plates. Hand-colored wood engravings set in...
    • [Correspondence of Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1860-10-19
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence and autograph of Charlotte Cushman (1816-1876) to J. E. Diamond Esq. on Oct. 19, 1860 from New York. The note is written in ink on black edged white stationery.
    • Holiday stories : with many pictures

    • 1862
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 16 cm. Imprint also lists publisher's New York, Boston, and Baltimore addresses. Each tale paged separately. Printed and illustrated green paper over boards; cloth spine; advertisements on back cover.
    • [Playbill for New Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia, "Metamora]

    • 1863-04-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill dated April 6th, 1863 for Edwin Forrest's (1806-1872) production of "Metamora" at the New Chestnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia. The playbill is printed on one side of paper and contains information written on the back by the original...
    • [Playbill for Boston Theatre, "A New Way to Pay Old Debts"]

    • 1867-04-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill for April 24, 1867 Boston Theatre performance of 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' starring Edwin Booth as Sir Giles Overreach. The playbill includes the cast list, Booth's performance schedule for the rest of that week, and seat pricing...
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, "London Assurance"]

    • 1875-04-28
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Bill of the Play from Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City. This program is dated 28 April 1875. The pieces in production for this matinee are "London Assurance" and "The Good For Nothing" as a memorial to Dan Bryant. Future...

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