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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 33 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 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 Material — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0042

Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection Index cards

Identifier: MSS 16730
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of index cards, in alphabetical order, listing the hundreds of individual authors and manuscripts that form the Clifton Waller Barrett Minor Authors Literary Collection.

Dates: 1968 December 12

Jorge Luis Borges papers

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 20, 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

"De Alguien a Nadie", [1950]

 File — Box 1, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents Holograph manuscript "From Someone to No One" by Jorge Luis Borges, signed in black ink on gridded notebook paper, numbered by Borges. With deletions and interpolations. The manuscript is an essay that first appeared in the march 1950 issue of Sur, reprinted in Borges's Otras Inquisciones (1952) and Antologia Personal (1961). It describes the paradox, which applies to gods as well as...
Dates: [1950]

Edna St. Vincent Millay papers--addition 16

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2017-0157

"El Dios y Elrey", 1954

 File — Box 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents Jorges Luis Borges original holograph manuscript, "El Dios y Elrey" (God and the King)titled and signed, in black ink, 3 leaves numbered by Borges with deletions, corrections, and interpolations. The corrections on this manuscript and other manuscripts in the collection demonstrate his work toward a final publication. The original holograph manuscript of this story, first published in Buenos Aires newspaper, La Nacion in May 1954, and...
Dates: 1954

"El Milagro Secreto", [1942]

 File — Box 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Holograph manuscript "The Secret Miracle" by Jorge Luis Borges titled and signed in black ink, and leaves numbered by Borges. Many deletions, variants, and interpolations. It offers an invaluable look at the changes he made to one of his favorite writings. The original holograph manuscript of this story was published in Sur no. 101 (February 1943), then reprinted in the first edition of Ficciones(1944)....
Dates: [1942]

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 Material — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0047

"Herrera Y Reissig", 1924

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

"Herrera Y Reissig" is an original holograph manuscript by Jorges Luis Borges about the Uruguayan Symbolist poet Julio Herra Y Reissig. 3 leaves titled and signed. It was published in the September 1924 issue of Inicial and then republished in in Borge's book Inquisiciones in [1925]. No other manuscript is known.

Dates: 1924

J. Calvitt Clarke papers--addition 4

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0041

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

Identifier: MSS-94-1

Unpublished book manuscript and correspondence regarding the gift.

Dates: 1993-1994

Jorge Luis Borges papers--addition 33

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0097

Jose Francisco Correia da Serra botanic garden at University of Virginia plan

 Unprocessed Material — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0024

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