• Giving a Voice To Sorrow lecture flyer

    The Am rican Folklife C mer at the Library ofCongres The Ben Botkin Folklife Lecture Series IVI GA OleE TO ORROW: Creative Responses to Death lIana Harlow, Folklife Specialist, American Fo lklife Center ' Tuesday, March 23, 2004 12 NOON - ·1:00 PM Dining Room A sixth floor of the Madison Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. .\~\) ~~t,n~\~H~~~t *********** \\\~t \ \ l ...

    • Contributor: Harlow, Ilana Beth
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  • Martial Law in Hawaii, December 7, 1941- April 4, 1943

    1'1.-lffil'IP.L V\vT IN HAI'lAn DE~~ER 7, 1941--APRIL 4, 1943 Foreword During the Fall of 1941 diplomatic relations between the United States a~d Japan, which had been steadily deteriorating, took a sudden turn fOl' the worse. In Hovember of that year envoys from Jzpan had cone to \.-!asblngton ostensibly for the purpose of settling by peac~:;ful nenns existing intarrational differences. Long p:cevio·:J.sly to these conferences ...

    • Contributor: Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Green, Usa (Ret.) - Green, Thomas H.
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  • Hadha kitab Ajaib al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 1b. Written by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad on 3 Jumādá al-thānī, 1212 (November 23, 1797), probably in North Africa. [North Africa?] Paper: yellowed cream, with tre lune watermarks, in moderate condition, with brown stains and damage from humidity on some leaves. No title page; text framed by double ...

    • Contributor: Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad
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  • al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from cover. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection,1945. DLC Colophon states that the manuscript was copied by Aḥmad ibn Qāsim ibn Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad al-Ḥanbalī and was completed on 6 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1185. Paper: yellowed cream; some of the leaves repaired; some have dark stains at the edges. Text framed by single red line. Text principally in black, with a few rubricated ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
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  • al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with torn edges, in moderate condition. Watermark on leaf 20. Black and red ink in text. Title written in later hand in pink ink. Catchwords only on leaves 1 and 7. Starting from the third leaf, each verso begins with the ...

    • Contributor: ʻAzzārī, Khalīl Ibn Ibrāhīm
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  • Kitab qatr al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks (two crescent moons). Leaves are loose from binding, the first two and the last two have been repaired, and the title page and other pages show damage from humidity. Black and red ink on title page, text mainly ...

    • Contributor: Bulqīnī, ʻUmar Ibn Raslān
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  • Hernán Cortés power of attorney, 1526.

    Governor of New Spain. Power of attorney (DS) appointing agents to act in his interest in a residencia hearing ordered by King Charles as an investigation into his administration. Written at Tenustitlan (Tenochtitlan), Mexico. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 1 1/4 p.; 12 ...

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
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  • Sharh al

    Ms. In Arabic; Persian poem on title page. Title from introduction, fol. 1b. Transcribed by author, Jumadá al-awwal 1076 H [November 1665]. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: mostly white, with some brown, with watermarks. Some leaves repaired; damage from humidity and termites. Black ink on title page, text is in black with a few rubrications. Text is particually underlined in either ...

    • Contributor: Jazarī, Ramaḍān Ibn Abī Hurayrah
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  • Hadhihi Hashiyat al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā Yūsuf and completed 24 Rajab, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; loose. Black ink throughout; text framed by double red line. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC A commentary on the commentary of ...

    • Contributor: Ḥifnī, Muḥammad Ibn Sālim
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  • [Billedbog til Jonas Drewsen / compiled by Hans christian Andersen and A.L. Drewsen.]

    An original scrapbook of colored illustrations made by H.C. Andersen and his friend A.L. Drewsen for the grandson of the latter, Jonas Drewsen. The pictures were taken from American, English, and German papers, and from books and periodicals, and were mounted and colored. H.C. Andersen contributed poems and rhymes for 19 of the pictures. A transcription in manuscript of the poems, signed by Flemming ...

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  • Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, ca. 1830

    In cloth case with leather label. Manuscript transcription of the history made by Elizabeth, Lady Phillipps, (ca. 1862) at Middle Hall from the original in the collection of her husband, Sir Thomas Phillipps. The original manuscript had formerly been in the Kingsborough Collection and is now in the John Carter Brown Library. Watercolors (ca. 1830) probably made by one of the artists Lord Kingsborough ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Wasilat al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from line 6 of poem, fol.1b. Transcribed by Aḥmad Yūnis in 1300 H [1882]. Purchase of Mahmud al Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermark of Benedetto Gentili Vittorio; leaves are loose from spine but in good condition. Black and red ink used in text. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-768. DLC Author's full name from ...

    • Contributor: Miṣrī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
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  • Kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. [Syria?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in fairly good condition, but the edges of some leaves are stained. Black ink on title page; black, red, and brown ink in text. Text is framed by a double red line; diacritical marks; marginal notes. Calculations in purple pencil in modern hand on fol. 13b. Library of Congress. Mansuri ...

    • Contributor: Thābitī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻAbd Al Laṭīf.
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  • Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, 1539 Apr. 14

    Rare rubric signature of Pizarro; signed "El Marques Pizarro." Spanish conquistador. Pedro del Barco petition (on the verso) requests inspections of encomiendas before instituting reforms regarding repartimientos. Pizarro's response, signed in Cuzco, Peru, is counter-signed by Fray Vicente de Valverde, Bishop of Cuzco. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of ...

    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco
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  • Suwar al

    Ms. Arabic; Persian verses on fol. 175b and Persian text on leaf inserted before beginning of text. Title from container. Paper: yellowed cream, watermarks, first two and last leaves repaired, dark stains on fol. 1a; traces of humidity on edges of paper. Text in black, with rubricated headings and captions. Illustrations of constellations have colored ink and gold-colored pigment. Catchwords on rectos. Some diacritical ...

    • Contributor: Ṣūfī, ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻUmar
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1417

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  • Speculum regum.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Rosenwald 0008 Manuscript, on paper, 2 columns, rubricated. Leaves 1-12 misbound between leaves 25 and 26. Begins (leaf [1a]): Speculu[m] r[e]gu[m] co[m]pos[i]tu[m] p[er] Gotfridu[m] Viterbien[sem]; ends (leaf [16b]): Hic a Papa Hono[r]io in Basilica S[an]cti Petri coronat[us]. Et sic e[st] finis hui[us] op[er]is n[unc] laus Deo et o[mn]ib[us] s[an]ctis. Followed by the ...

    • Contributor: Godefridus
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  • Hadha kitab al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭāḥā Yūsuf and completed on 25 Muḥarram, 1291. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition though split from spine. Black and red on title page, text of al-Yāsamīnīyah in red with commentary in black. Text framed by a double red line. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC Text is ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • The Secret History of Yodeling event flyer

    The American Folklife C enter ofthe Library ofCongress The Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series Yode -Ay-Ee-Oooo: THE SECRET HISTORY OF l\-;~~\)(1l1~ Yo ELiNG ~. AROUND THE WORLD A lecture by BART PLANTENGA .... based on his recent book K SIGNING TO FOLLOW turing yodelers RANDY IRWIN and ·· CATHY FINK ******* Tuesday, April 27, 2004 6:00 P .M. umford Room, floor of the Madison ...

    • Contributor: Plantenga, Bart
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  • From Bridge to Boardwalk event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series FROM BRIDGE TO BOARDWALK: AN AUDIO JOURNEY ACROSS MARYLAND'S EASTERN SHORE Illustrated lecture based on the eponymous CD and book presented by DOUGLAS MANGER- Folklorist at the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, TATIANA IRVINE-independent radio Rroducer, and ELAINE EFF- Folklorist at the Marylan Hist9rical Trust d ~ ... . ". ...

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  • Kitab al

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Arabic. Colophon of book in hand (fol. 174b) states that transcription completed 7 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1344 or (incorrectly) 29 June 1925; correct Western date is 18 June 1926. Copied by Nedjm eddin Bey, professor at the l'Ecole Superieure d'Arabe in Damascus, on the instructions of Commandant Malinjoud, the director of l'Ecole Superieure ...

    • Contributor: Aḥmad Ibn Mājid Al SaʻDi
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Kitab sharh Fusul Ibuqrat / li

    Ms. Arabic. Title on container: Sharḥ fuṣūl Abiqrāṭ. DLC Paper: thick yellowed cream, no visible watermarks, in poor condition, particularly the first three or four folia and last leaf (cuttings, torn edges, repairs, etc.). Some termite damage. The leaf prior to the last one is misplaced, and the last three leaves indicate that some leaves are missing. Fol. 1a records that the manuscript was ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Abī Ṣādiq Al Nīsābūrī, Abū Al Qāsim ʻAbd Al Raḥmān Ibn ʻAli
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  • [Letter to Julian Fontana]

    manuscript | [3] p. ; 18 cm. | In unknown hand, in ink. Abridged version of Chopin's Jan. 22, 1839 letter to Fontana. Includes photocopy of letter from Alexander Janta, in English, dated Apr. 18, 1958, regarding the authenticity of the item. German translation. Gift; Christian A. Zabriskie; Mar. 13, 1941. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Chopin, Frédéric
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1800
  • [Encyclopedic manuscript containing allegorical and medical drawings].

    Manuscript on vellum. Gothic script in black and red. Pen-and-ink drawings, some slightly colored, with explanatory text in German or Latin. Subject matter and form of presentation is similar to that in 15th century woodcuts and block books. Label on cover: Die Kunst Ciromantia von Doktor Hartlieb ...1448, does not refer to this manuscript. For date and interpretation of the manuscript see the letter ...

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  • Mertvyia Dushi

    Consists of the manuscript of a part of chapter 3 of the second part of Gogol's Dead Souls, including 13 original unpublished drawings, laid loose in a clamshell box. Ms. text is in ink; drawings and captions, ruled borders and decorative initial in pencil. Rosenwald 2059 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. [20] p. : ill. ; 44 ...

    • Contributor: Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ VasilʹEvich
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  • Kitab sharh Nuzhat fi ilm al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream with watermarks, in moderate condition. Leaves are loose from binding; last two leaves have been repaired; a little termite damage. Red and black ink on title page; text of Nuzhat al-nuẓẓār is in red and the commentary is in black; notes and calculations in a second hand in the margins. Catchwords on ...

    • Contributor: Ghazzī, Aḥmad Ibn Qāsim
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material