• Ivan Kupalo event flyer

    The American Folklife Center at the Library ofCongress presents the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture Series co-sponsored by theJohn W . Kluge Center at the Library of Congress VAN KUPALO: RITUAL IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE an illustrated lecture by Dr. Natalie Kononenko Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Folklore at t he University of Vi rginia o -'" C IV C o 8 ..L ~ :\\\~~~~~ ...

    • Contributor: Kononenko, Natalie O.
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  • Sharh al

    Ms. Arabic. Title written in a later hand on fol. 1a. Transcribed by ʻAlī ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Khasikī, who worked from the author's copy, (dated 893 H [1487]). He completed this manuscript in 20 Dhū al-Ḥijjah 1174 H [23 July 1761] (colophon, fol. 22a). Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Abu Tig, Egypt. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks. Last leaf repaired, damage ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
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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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  • Aaron Copland collection

    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial material, photographs, awards, art work, and books. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2005
  • 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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  • George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack.

    One of forty-one original George Washington diaries, and one of five diaries not in the George Washington Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. U.S. president. AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon. Collection open for research. In English. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC Also available in digital ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
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  • Hadhihi Hashiyat al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Ṭaha Yūsuf, who completed it in the middle of the month Dhū al-Ḥijjah, 1305 AH. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; loose. Black ink used for the text, which is framed by double red lines. Outer margins used for subheading. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-738. DLC Text is ...

    • Contributor: Janājī, Aḥmad Muḥammad
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  • De re militari.

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript on paper. Signatures (with catchwords at end of each): [a-s10, t2+]. Humanistic script. Illuminated initials; headings in red; sepia drawings colored in part. Leaves [106]-[107] and a few leaves at end wanting. Leaf [Ia]: ELENCHVS ET INDEX RER[um] militarium; leaf [4a]: Ad MAGNANIMVM ET ILLVSTREM HEROA SIGISMVNDVM PANDVLFVM MALATESTAM ... ROBERTI ...

    • Contributor: Valturio, Roberto
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  • Ta liq ala al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Muḥammad ʻAlī Yāsīn on 3 Jumādá al-ūlá, 1329 H. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, in good condition; leaves loose. Black ink throughout. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-732. DLC Text is a short treatise on arithmetic and a commentary on the versified treatise of arithmetic entitled al-Yāsamīnīyah by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥajjāj ...

    • Contributor: Sibṭ Al Māridīnī, Badr Al Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
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  • [Grabau album]

    Scrapbook. manuscript | 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 31 cm. | Scrapbook compiled by Fräulein Henriette Grabau, later Frau Bünau, containing (on p. [2] of cover) a watercolor of the Gewandhaus in Leipzig by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, with an excerpt from the opera Ali Baba by Luigi Cherubini in Mendelssohn's hand; holograph copies of Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne Worte, op. 85, no. 3, and op. ...

    • Contributor: Grabau, Henriette - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1836

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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
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  • [Portraits engr. by William Blake and J. Chapman].

    1. Edmund Pitts, Esq. ad viv. del J. Earle. Guliels. Blake sculp. [ca. 1790?] Cf. A.G.B. Russell's Engravings of W. Blake. London, 1912, p. 156, no. 76.--2. Rev. John Caspar Lavater. Blake sculpt. London, Pubd. by J. Johnson, May 1, 1800, from a drawing in his possession, taken in 1787. Russell, p. 169, no. 92.--3. Lavater. J. Chapman sculp. London, C. Jones, Jan. 30, ...

    • Contributor: Blake, William
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  • Jami al

    Ms. Arabic. Transcribed by Muḥammad ʻAyyād. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks (tre lune; initials FC), in good condition. Text in black ink with rubricated titles; title page in blue ink in a later hand. Some marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Modern numbering incorrect (skips a leaf between 15 and 16). On leaves 4a, 10b, ...

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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 al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase ; Mahmud al-Mansuri ; 1945. Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks; some leaves repaired, dark stains on edges of paper. Last few leaves missing. Black and red ink on title page; black, red, green and yellow in text. Occasional diacritical marks. Notes on title page and marginal notes. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-773. Manuscript has 12 pages of ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Jaḥḥāf, Al Ḥusayn Ibn Zayd Ibn ʻAli
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  • Kitab matn al

    Ms. Arabic. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, with torn edges, in bad condition: leaves repaired, dark stains on top of leaves. Text is principally in black ink with some rubricated words. A few marginal notes in various hands. Catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, 5-706. DLC Naskhī script; 21 lines in written area, 16 x ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Al HāʼIm, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
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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
  • Life's story /

    Typescript. Source: Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938. On t.p.: Madera, California. Butin was a physician, and the first woman to become a member of both the Nebraska State and Fresno County (California) Medical societies. She financed the first suffrage campaign for women in California's San Joaquin Valley. Her autobiography provides a fascinating picture of rural/frontier medicine in the ...

    • Contributor: Butin, Mary E. Ryerson
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1930
  • Letter to W. von Zuccalmaglio by Mendelssohn with three lines notes written to [Frl. Wieck] and signed by R. Schumann, 1839 Dec. 4

    An autograph letter of Mendelssohn to Zuccalmaglio (researcher, poet, musician, and critic) with Robert Schumann. Manuscript | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839

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  • Betrachtungen des leidens Christi

    Manuscript on paper. Signatures: [a10, b2(+), c12, d14, e8, f12, g-l8, m10, n8, o10+1, p-q8, r8+1, s-z8, A-D8, E6] Cursive script in several hands. Rubricated. The illus. are mounted and consist of colored drawings and woodcuts (South German, ca. 1450-ca. 1500). Cf. Engelbert Baumeister's Formschnitte des 15. Jahrhunderts in den Sammlungen des fürstlichen Hauses Oettingen-Wallerstein. Strassburg, 1920, Bd. 2, where the woodcuts are described ...

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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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  • Kitab mafatih al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from fol. 2a. Paper: illuminated yellow cream with various watermarks; in moderate condition, stains from humidity and limited termite damage. First few leaves and last leaf have been repaired. Black ink on title page; text in black ink with some rubricated words. Diacritical marks throughout. Extensive marginal notes in different hands; catchwords on rectos. Library of Congress. Arabic manuscript, Mafātiḥ al-raḥmah ...

    • Contributor: ṬughrāʼĪ, Al Ḥusayn Ibn ʻAli
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  • Nubdhah latifah fi ilm al

    Ms. Arabic. Title from incipit. Transcribed by the author on 1 Rabīʻ al-Ākhir 1268 H. Purchase of Mahmud al-Mansuri collection, 1945. DLC [Egypt?] Paper: yellowed cream, with watermarks, in good condition, though brown stains on last two leaves. Black ink with some rubricated words; catchwords on rectos. Treatise on the types, manufacture, and use of pens, inks, and paper. Library of Congress. Mansuri Collection, ...

    • Contributor: Ṭanṭāwī, Muḥammad Ibn ʻĪsa
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  • Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2.

    King of Spain. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. ...

    • Contributor: Philip II
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  • War Crimes Trials: Procedural Due Process: A Thesis

    WAR CRIMES TRIALS: PROCEDURAL DUE PROCESS A Thesis Presented To The Judge Advocate General's School, U. S. Anny The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of the individual student author and do not necessarily represent the views of either The Judge Advocate General's School, U. S o Army, or any other governmental agency. Rsferences to this study should include the foregoing statement. bs ...

    • Contributor: Major Charles J. Baldree - Baldree, Charles, J.
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