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manuscripts (documents)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Handwritten documents, particularly books and other documents created before the invention of the printing press. May also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

19th Century Legal Manuscripts

Identifier: MSS-89-2
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This collection contains documents - mostly letters - from a variety of Virginia and Maryland judges, Supreme Court personalities from the 19th century.

Dates: 1820-1859

Amate bark paper manuscript

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0026

Amate bark paper manuscript

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0027

Amate bark paper manuscript Tratamiento de una ofrenda pura pedir la lluvia

 File — Box BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16552
Scope and Contents Handmade codex titled "Tratamiento de una ofrenda para pedir la lluvia."
Dates: 1978-08-10

Ann Beattie papers--addition 59

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0042

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Dates: 1851-1855

C. Cowen manuscript The Three Sentimentalities, Love, Revenge, and Rivalry

 Collection — Box BW 22, Folder: 1 [X032652609]
Identifier: MSS 16439
Scope and Contents Note The three sentimentalities, love, revenge, and rivalry by C. Cowen manuscript (1867; 0.03 cubic feet) is in 3 parts in one vol., fashioned to look like a published work, complete with frontispiece and title page. A home-made book that reads like a gothic novel, full of adventure, romance, and drama.
Dates: 1867

Edna St. Vincent Millay papers--addition 16

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0157

Theodosia Garrow manuscript

 Item — Box BW 21, Folder: [X031750307]
Identifier: MSS 16426
Content Description The Theodosia Garrow manuscript ( 1840s; 0.03 cubic feet) documents Garrow's poem titled "The Doom of Cheynholme". The manuscript consists of 24 pages: 6 gatherings of 4 pages each, tipped to stubs of paper.
Dates: circa 1840s

George Washington Lewis papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0047

J. Calvitt Clarke papers--addition 4

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0041

James B. Lovelace Manuscript: Court Tales, Trials and Appeals

Identifier: MSS-94-1
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT The manuscript of the book Court Tales, Trials and Appeals relates to the actual experiences of the author, a retired lawyer, and an alumnus of the University of Virginia Law School. He offers advice and points out pitfalls to the law student and young lawyer that they would not find in a textbook or case book. Although the cases were tried in North Carlolina, and involve North Carolina law, the procedure is identical to...
Dates: 1993-1994

Jorge Luis Borges papers--addition 33

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0097

Joel Kovarsky papers

Identifier: MSS 15845
Scope and Contents Joel Kovarsky papers (2011-2013; 0.25 cubic feet) consist of drafts from his book, "The True Geography of Our Country," the book proposal, e-mail correspondence with his editor, Mark Mones, and the Virginia Press.
Dates: 2011-2013

George Washington Lewis papers

Identifier: MSS 16413
Content Description The George Washington Lewis papers consists chiefly of correspondence to and from George Washington Lewis and between other family members, but also includes a few photographs of the Lewis family and the homes of "Claymont", "Shellfield" and "Marmion"; a plat of "Claymont"; newsclippings; notes on Lewis family history and genealogy; and a few financial and legal documents.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1805-1906, 1966

Manuscript Style or Form Book of James Armour ca. 1698

Identifier: MSS-96-1
Scope and Contents COLLECTION DESCRIPTION & ARRANGEMENT This manuscript style or form book was created by James Armour of Edinburgh, from about 1698 to 1701. The work begins with a "Decreet Arbitrall," but marriage contracts predominate. In addition, there are forms for bonds, wills, a ship's sale, an indenture, a pension, and other matters.The first 287 pages are written in one hand, followed by several blank leaves and eleven pages in a different hand. An abbreviated, six page index is found at...
Dates: ca. 1698

Medieval manuscript leaf

 Collection — Box BW 19, Folder: 1 [X031589475]
Identifier: MSS 16390
Scope and Contents Note The medieval manuscript leaf (circa1300-1500; 0.03 cubic feet) the text is not identified. It may be from a martyrology. Contains a chapter concerning Pope Callixtus I. Later used in a bookbinding perhaps. The margins have been trimmed, dampstained. It is on vellum and is rubricated in red.
Dates: circa 1300-1500

Robert William Chambers manuscript "The Crime"

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0116