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

    • 1175
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This text is from a special arrangment of the Psalms. Several Church Fathers made their own groupings for the Scriptures. Of these so-called "chains" the most famous is that of St. Thomas Aquinas. The author of the arrangement represented by this...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • 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]

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

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Psalter with its one hundred and fifty psalms is the best collection of religious lyrics which the world possesses. It is no wonder, therefore, that it forms an important part of so many medieval manuscripts. The Psalms are found not only in...
    • 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]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-05-14
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: My adored one (now "tu"). Casals misses Metcalfe very much and takes pleasure in recalling their time together, from the moment he first heard her name to their meeting in Baltimore, their trip to New York, and his visit to her home in...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Munich]

    • 1914-03-03
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is feeling better, in spite of a backache. He doesn't like the cold winter weather. He will arrive in Paris the next day at noon. He will visit many old friends there, including the Countess de Morphy, Faure, Cortot, Thibaud and Salmon....
    • [Queen Street Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A shot from across Queen Street of the Australian Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, as seen in late 1944. Groups of servicemen linger out front, and a banner above it reads, "Red Cross, Give Often, Give Now." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • [Bennett College yearbook pages, 1962]

    • 1962
    • CC013 George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection]
    • George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store...
    • [Bennett College yearbook pages, 1963]

    • 1963
    • CC013 George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection]
    • George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store...
    • [Bennett College yearbook pages, 1964]

    • 1964
    • CC013 George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection]
    • George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store...
    • [Bennett College yearbook pages, 1965]

    • 1965
    • CC013 George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection]
    • George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store...
    • Arts Series Segregation Questioned by Students

    • 1968-11-15
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this letter to the editor submitted by Guilford student Kirk Woods, the use of the term "segregation" was in reference to the entire student body being forced to sit in the back of Dana Auditorium during the Arts Series lectures. Woods claimed...
    • The Student As Nigger

    • 1970-09-25
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This 1967 essay by California State University professor, Jerry Farber, was reprinted in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian on September 25, 1970. The original essay, published during the height of the civil rights movement,...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...

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