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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Horses

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collection related to stallion Wicked William

 Unprocessed Material — Folder ViU-2023-0107_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0107

Livre pour la remede pour les chevaux [Book of the remedy for horses]

 Collection — Box MSS16817_001: [Barcode: X032762279]
Identifier: MSS 16817
Content Description This collection contains an anonymous author's unpublished vernacular manuscript on equine health. This manuscript was likely used as a tool by veterinarians or educated farmers in western France in the middle of the eighteenth century. The manuscript is divided into two parts. The first and longer part occupies the first 178 pages and is in a single legible hand. The second part, likely in a different and somewhat later hand, comprises the last eight pages.The first part of the...
Dates: c.1741-1760

Livre pour la remede pour les chevaux [Book of the remedy for horses]

 Unprocessed Material — Box MSS16817_001: [Barcode: X032762279]
Identifier: ViU-2023-0124

Painted horses scroll

 Item — Tube_box 1: [Barcode: X031660931]
Identifier: MSS 16312
Scope and Contents Note The Painted horses scroll (circa 1800s; 0.2 cubic feet) is written in Chinese, but is from Japan. Contents categorize horses according to "The five natures and ten coats: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water; Gray, Chestnut, Bay, Palomino, Bluish, Black, Skylark, Roan, Buckskin, 'Two-hair' [piebald?]." Text at the end of the scroll, just before the dragon, is a quotation from the Liexan Zhuan (Biographies of Exemplary Immortals), with some variations in wording from the original text. Said text...
Dates: circa early 1800s

The Devil's Steeplechase

 Collection — Box BW 54, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16787
Content Description This collection contains an anonymous sketchbook containing a highly illustrated handwritten gothic story, additional watercolor paintings, and numerous pen and ink sketches. The primary story pertains to a horse race between the devil and death that takes place on March 12, 1830. It is likely a satire on the first English National Steeplechase, which was run in Bedfordshire on March 8, 1830, and was the precursor of the Grand National race at Aintree. Nine full-page watercolors are devoted...
Dates: n.d, c.1830

Carl von Lang-Puchhof thoroughbred racehorse portrait album

 Item — Ledger 1
Identifier: MSS 16136
Scope and Contents Note

The von Lang-Puchhof album (1891-1911; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of 165 racehorse photographs from a golden age of European racing before breeding was disrupted by the Great War. Most of the photographs are of mares, often with foals, in each case fully named with the identity of the sire provided. Two additional photographs are mounted on boards and laid in. The album was apparently compiled by or for owner and breeder, Carl von Lang-Puchhof.

Dates: 1891-1911