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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
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 14 Collections and/or Records:

19th Century Legal Manuscripts

 Collection
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 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

Jorge Luis Borges papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 10155
Content Description New collection of eleven manuscripts by writer Jorge Luis Borges which have been combined with the Borges collection. The new acquisitions include Herrera y Reissig; Soneta Para un Tango en la Nochecita; La Cabala (1943), Los Espejos Velados; Prologo a Mester de Juderia, de Carlos Grunberg;El Milagro Secreto; Nota Sobre la Paz; De Alguien a Nadie; La Biblioteca Total; El Dios y el Rey; and Prose Poems for I. J.Other Borges manuscripts include : Juderia, Ciudad, Calle Desconocida,...
Dates: 1919-1978

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

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-94-1
Abstract Unpublished book manuscript and correspondence regarding the gift.
Dates: 1993-1994

Joel Kovarsky papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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, 1698- 1701

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-96-1
Abstract Scottish manuscript with definitions of legal terms, written in two hands.
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

Ella F. Simon school newspaper

 Collection — Box BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16137
Scope and Contents Ella F. Simon school newspaper (1859; 0.03 cubic feet) contains eleven pages of handwritten articles, beginning with an "edatoreal" about the state of the nation, followed by articles with titles such as "Night," "The Poet," "Dear Emily," "A Ride," "Our Wreath," "Composition," "Sniff," and more.
Dates: 1859