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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1542
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    Albert Schatz collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Contains 12,238 libretti; the manuscript portion includes Handkatalog (composer index of the libretti compiled by A. Schatz), Operngeschichte Statistik (a chronology of opera performances from 1541 to 1900 with sub-indexes for titles, librettists, singers, roles, and composers), studies of individual composers, studies of operatic repertoires in individual cities, miscellaneous selections from A. Schatz's correspondence, personal papers, clippings, playbills, and a draft of a chronological ...
    • Contributor: Schatz, Albert
    • Date: 1541
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Taikanki.
    胎灌記. | Taikanki Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon). In Kanji, with some readings and reading marks. Caption title. Scroll 1: 28 x 1397 cm.; scroll 2: 28 x 1277 cm. Extensive notes written on verso of each scroll. Asakawa collection (Sep 6 1907 stamped) LC set has "華山元慶寺藏" stamped. DLC Bussho kaisetsu daijiten, v. 7, p. 174 (胎灌記 = Taikanki, 2-kan, within 阿娑縛抄 compiled by 承澄) ; v. 1, p. ...
    • Date: 1541
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    Li jing lei bian : san shi juan.
    禮經類編 : 三十卷. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. In case. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 十行二十二字 小字雙行同. Ten lines, with twenty-two characters per line; small characters in paired lines with twenty-two characters per line. 明李經綸(撰)。四庫提要云:「經綸正靖間諸生」所述事蹟不詳。按南豐縣志云:「綸生而有文在手,墳起如方印。讀書好深湛之思,以理學自負。為諸生,久之,棄舉子業,精心著述。以禮有三,曰儀,曰曲,曰官。見諸動止食息日用倫常者謂之曲;行之吉凶軍賓嘉者謂之儀;朝廷之制度謂之官。三禮考註昧於經曲制度之節,混三為一,為之分別,作禮經類編。嘉靖丁巳,東南中倭,天下頗洶洶綸條時務七事,詣當道獻之,不遇。中暍,卒於貴溪。年五十一。」卷內有:「王印懿榮」,「翰林承奉」等印記。自序嘉靖二十年(1541).
    • Contributor: Li, Jinglun - Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1541
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    Honchō honsho no koto.
    本朝本書事. Catalog Record Only
    Ms. (shahon). Caption title. Includes markings and many notes added in red (some in black) With no borders, text in 9 vertical lines. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). LC copy wormed, with loss of text. LC copy rebound in western style (yōsōbon); original covers probably removed. Asakawa collection (SEP 6 1907) Kokusho sōmokuroku, v. 7, p. 411 (Honchō honsho no koto, 1-satsu). 3804c ...
    • Date: 1544
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    Handbook of a Guatemalan highlands priest, Catalog Record Only This composite manuscript, in at least two Mayan languages, as well as Latin and Spanish, was most likely created by Dominican priests working with Indian populations in the middle of the sixteenth century in the Guatemalan highlands. It contains a variety of materials in Kekchi and Quiché, including the lives of saints, religious instructions and hymns, guidance on marital arrangements, and the Church feast ...
    • Date: 1544