Inventory of the manuscript and miscellaneous collections

of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.
  • 11 Pages
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Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania , Pittsburgh
Manuscripts -- United States -- Bibliography., Pennsylvania -- Bibliogr


Pennsylvania, United S

SeriesBibliographical contributions / Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey ;, no. 1, Bibliographical contributions (Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey) ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsZ6621 .P69
The Physical Object
Pagination11 l. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6296332M
LC Control Number33030126

Get this from a library. Inventory of the manuscript and miscellaneous collections: of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. [Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.]. Originally, all books were in manuscript form.

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In China, and later other parts of East Asia, woodblock printing was used for books from about the 7th century. The earliest dated example is the Diamond Sutra of In the Islamic world and the West, all books were in manuscript until the introduction of movable type printing in about General Collection ofEarly Books and Manuscripts Preliminary Inventory ofthe Hartford Seminary Arabic Manuscript Collection.

Miscellaneous Undefined, Lost, etc. 16 17 17 42% 14% 14% 13% 8% 6% 1% 1% 1% These primary sUbject categories into which the manuscripts.

By the time the collection was transferred to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library during the late s, the collection had grown too quickly to be cared for properly without a concerted effort focused on conservation.

the library undertook a project to re-inventory the papyrus collection and to conserve the manuscripts according. Manuscripts and Genre Collections. Photo of Ann Abbot by E. Woodward from Drueilla R. Thomas's album. Throughout the 20th century, Friends Historical Library maintained a number of genre and other artificial collections; most were single manuscripts like individual letters or account books, but some were larger manuscript collections, assembled over time to document prominent Quakers like.

Miscellaneous manuscripts include manuscript pieces written by others about Lafayette, such as a poem written after his death in (Box 8, Folders ). Manuscripts in copy are located in Series IV (Box ). These items are organized chronologically and include photocopies, transcriptions, and facsimiles of Lafayette manuscripts.

BMS James and Chris Bready Collection of stereo views of Baltimore, manuscripts, books, and postcards BMS Cropps and Corrie Murder Trial Scrapbook BMS The Builder’s Exchange of Baltimore City Collection.

The Collection was assembled by John William Pye, ’70 and donated by him to the Watkinson Library in November of It was accessioned on 26 February as A It consists of manuscript correspondence, miscellaneous manuscripts, and printed ephemera relating to the literary publishing of the firm of Roberts Brothers and.

The Shenandoah Valley Miscellaneous Ledgers, Minute Books, and Registers,are comprised of an assortment of bound record books from various organizations and individuals, documenting a variety of agricultural, social, commercial, and educational endeavors in Harrisonburg and surrounding counties in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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The Whittier papers from various sources were integrated into a single manuscript collection in by FHL staff and an item level inventory prepared. Inphotocopies and secondary materials given by C.

Marshall Taylor were removed to become a separate manuscript collection, the John Greenleaf Whittier Research Papers, stored in Record. Manuscript Collection Inventory. Illinois History and Lincoln Collections.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Note: Unless otherwise specified, documents and other materials listed on the following pages are available for research at the Illinois Historical and Lincoln Collections, located.

Welcome to the official website of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (), a division of the American Library Association ().RBMS strives to represent and promote the interests of librarians who work with rare books, manuscripts, and other types of special collections.

Fine Books & Collections is the internet's leading destination for news and information on collecting rare books, maps, manuscripts, prints, graphic arts, fine press editions, and more. Collections by David Plante in the Fall of and the Spring of Access: These manuscripts and papers are restricted to library use only by prior appointment.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of the item]. The David Plante Collection. The North Kingstown Free Library, South County Collections. Inventory/Finding Aid: Series 1. The Smithsonian's collections represent our nation's rich heritage, art from across the globe, and the immense diversity of the natural and cultural world.

The scope of objects in Smithsonian collections is staggering—from ancient Chinese bronzes to the Star-Spangled Banner; from a billion. Miscellaneous manuscript material, including an Orderly Book dating from the American Revolution, a journal kept during a transatlantic journey in the s, and a small collection of letters by Walter Pater.

Seven book-form manuscripts: account book () and 6 medical notebooks (ca. Also manuscript fragment of a medical log by Bulkeley, early 18th century.

Arranged. Calligraphy. 1 box. Composite collection. Comprised of items relating to the art of calligraphy. Sensitive Materials Statement: Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy or similar laws, and the Iowa Open Records Law (see Iowa Code § ).

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information. The George Gordon Byron papers consist of manuscripts, letters, an account book, engravings, handwritten musical scores, wills and other documents, and clippings, all ranging in date from towith the majority dating from The material is organized in three series: I.

Works and Personal Papers, undated; II. Osborn fb is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns.

For further information, consult the appropriate curator. If you've never been published, you might wonder why we're calling this a manuscript and not simply a "book format." The word manuscript comes from the Latin for "handwritten." After all, in the past, all literary works were drafted freehand.

In modern usage, the manuscript format commonly refers to early drafts of novels, non-fiction works, or. The Rare Book Hub offers tools for the book collector and bookseller, especially old and rare books, antique or antiquarian books, hard to find, out of print, and collectible (collectable) books.

Also covers rare book auctions, manuscripts, ephemera, broadsides, maps, prints, posters, bibliography, first editions, incunabula and catalogs.

An Inventory of His Collection in the Manuscript Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center The George Gordon Byron papers consist of manuscripts, letters, an account book, engravings, handwritten musical scores, wills and other documents, and clippings, all ranging in date from towith the majority dating from.

The Slade collection includes books, clippings, correspondence, documents, manuscripts, photographs, and some miscellaneous items.

Biographical Note Born MaLeonard A. Slade, Jr. is tenured professor and past chair of the department of Africana studies at the State University of New York in Albany, where he lives with his wife. MSS Miscellaneous Scientific & Humanities Manuscripts. Items housed in this collection include some of the oldest manuscripts in the University of Delaware Library, from a Babylonian cone and an Ottoman prayer book to early alchemical manuscripts acquired with the Unidel History of Chemistry Collection in MSS Account Books and.

Book collecting is an activity that dates back to the Renaissance, in the 15th century, when the educated elite amassed collections of illuminated manuscripts to display both their wealth and knowledge.

A few decades later came the advent of movable type and the printing press which greatly reduced the cost of books. Series III: Manuscripts by Raphaelson.

Series IV: Miscellaneous Papers. Series V: Oversize Material. Series VI: Original Inventory. Series VII: Arranged Correspondence. Gift. Series VIII: Manuscripts and Documents. Mostly contracts. Series IX: Miscellaneous Papers.

Series X: Gift. Using the Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Miscellaneous publicity, including book reviews and speaking engagements / book signing advertisements.

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Single book covers included in donated material without other supportive manuscripts: Passion’s Reign, Midnight Mirage, One Fervent Fire, Sweet Passion’s Pain, The Firelands, and The Baby Farm (with MIRA presskit).

Scope and Contents of the Collection. The Manuscript Records consist largely of incoming letter files. There are also some submitted manuscripts, a complete run of Manuscript, and miscellaneous records date fromthe year before publication began, throughthe year after publication ended. Also included are a inventory listing the names, age, trades and physical condition of slaves on the Beaugé Plantation in the former French colony of Saint-Domingue; a manumission certificate for Jeanne Aline, a sixteen year-old slave girl; miscellaneous French colonial administration documents ranging from to ; two.

Miscellaneous Manuscript and Realia Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine Scope and Content Primarily stand-alone manuscript materials, small in number or volume, both loose and bound, that are not part of larger collections.Inventory of the manuscripts (Acc.

). Shelf: ALW. ALEXANDER MACKIE COLLECTION. This is a collection of 84 books and 23 black and white photographs relating to Sri Lanka (previously Ceylon) collected by Alexander Mackie, a Scottish tea-planter in Sri Lanka between and   Collections consist of family, corporate, and organizational papers and records, account books, diaries, and miscellaneous single-item accessions.

* Please note, not all manuscript collections found in the library catalogue have finding aids.