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

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This Psalter was written by Carthusian monks. Of all the orders the Carthusian was the smallest and most austere. The membership never exceeded one per cent of those enrolled in the combined monastic orders. The Carthusians were frequently hermits,...
    • 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
    • The Book of Hours, the prayer book of laity, usually contains 16 sections. The section on prayers to the Virgin is the most important and most used, and its manuscripts exceed in number all other 15th century religious texts. The laymen who ordered...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, Boston, "Hamlet"]

    • 1886-12-16
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program from Boston Theatre dated December 16, 1886 featuring Edwin Booth (1833-1893) in the role of "Hamlet." The program is printed on both sides of one large sheet of paper and folded in half to form four pages. The program contains the cast...
    • General correspondence applications N-O 1896 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1896
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include his membership and position as Director of the NEA for North Carolina for 1896-1897, school catalogs, potential students, the amounts due for the school's use of multiple...
    • General correspondence applications Co-Cr 1897 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1897
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include the obtainment of alcohol for scientific purposes, correspondence with the North Carolina Library Department in Raleigh and J. Elwood Cox, a recommendation for a male...
    • [Teague House]

    • 1899
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • According to Annie Petty, "Teague House stood where Curry now stands. It was used as a dormitory with Miss Boddie in charge. It and the plot of land around it, (from Joyner House to Forest St, Spring Garden to Railroad) was purchased for $50,000....
    • [Guilford Dormitory, McIver House, and Teague House]

    • 1900
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This photograph, looking down College Avenue, shows Guilford Dormitory, McIver House and the Teague House. This twenty-two room dormitory was built in 1892 and was originally called Wooden Dormitory. It was then nicknamed “Midway” after the...
    • General correspondence applications K 1900 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include educational discounts, scholarships, potential students, dormitory appointments, boarding with local families, health concerns, means of income for young single ladies, the...
    • General correspondence applications La-Le 1900 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include tuition, textbooks, health concerns, how refreshing correspondence can be when it's not someone asking the recipient for something, potential students, arranging academic...
    • General correspondence applications 1900 Sm-So [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include placing alumni in available positions of employment, material to be published, educational advertising, recommendation letters, improving levels of literacy in the state,...
    • General correspondence applications Ra-Ri 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include academic catalogs, potential students, financial arrangements, scholarships, work studies, career aspirations and goals, recommendation letters, the application process,...
    • General correspondence applications Mc 1902 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1902
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents primarily written by and to Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include material to be published, potential students, textbook orders, the application process, application requirements, tuition, scholarships, work studies,...

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