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    [Benedictine rule for nuns in Middle English ; a Middle English version of the Gospel of Nicodemus ; an anonymous Middle English exposition of the Apostles' Creed.] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Ms. codex. Middle English; some Latin. Title and description derived from the full description in Library of Congress. Medieval and Renaissance manuscript books in the Library of Congress, v. 2, p. 143-154, by Svato Schutzner. Three scribes: scribes 1 and 2 use an old-fashioned vertical Gothic; scribe 3 uses a small anglicana currens with thorn. Decoration (on fol. 1-63 only): blue display-type letters, blue ...
    • Contributor: Benedict - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1400
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    Storia delle navig. [i.e. navigazioni] del Colo. [i.e. Colombo, or Colocut].
    Storia delle navig. del Colo. | Storia delle navigazioni del Colombo, or Colocut Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ms. Title from spine of early 19th-century binding. In Venetian dialect of Italian. The codex assembles in one copy made ca. 1503 a number of reports dating from 1501 to ca. 1503, notably: (ff. 1a-30a) Angelo Trevisan's Italian version, accompanied by four covering letters, of Pietro Martire d'Anghiera's reports on the first three voyages of Columbus (published later as De Orbe Novo, decas 1), ...
    • Contributor: Trevisan, Angelo - Sá, João De - Anghiera, Pietro Martire D - Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1503
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    Illinois political campaign of 1858. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings assembled and mounted by Mr. Lincoln as a manuscript for publication. Contains the texts of the Lincoln-Douglas debates, speeches, and correspondence of Lincoln and Douglas published in newspaper accounts (primarily the Chicago Press & Tribune and the Chicago Times) between June 17 and Oct. 15, 1858. The title, captions, most notes and corrections said to be in Lincoln's hand. Other ...
    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham - Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold) - Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1858

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    Front door lobby This is an original manuscript of Park's account of her work on the NAWSA Congressional Committee.
    • Contributor: Park, Maud Wood - Catt, Carrie Chapman - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1920

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    Life's story 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 late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
    • Contributor: Butin, Mary E. Ryerson - National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1930

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    Philip II letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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. At best, these ...
    • Contributor: Philip II - Eraso, Antonio De. - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1578
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    William Perry sea journals, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Journals of two voyages, the first with caption: Journal of a voyage in the ship Jamaica, William Sherry, from Montego Bay bound to London (18 July-15 Oct. 1797). The second with caption: Journal of a voyage from Jamaica to England in the Minerva, Rob Hardy, Mast. of Bristol. First journal includes 7 sketches of coastlines, three colored tables of signals, three lists of signals, ...
    • Contributor: Perry, William - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1797
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    King Philip II grant of arms, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Illuminated grant of arms (1 p., accompanied by 19 p. of text with endorsements) conferring nobility on Alonso de Mesa and Hernando de Mesa in recognition of their service to the Crown. Signed "Yo el Rey." Illumination is multi-colored/gilt (12 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 in.) depicting Madonna and child, cornucopia, bird, butterfly, flowers, cherubs, and mounted knight in-arms with sword and herald.
    • Contributor: Philip II - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1566
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    Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the ...
    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De - Phillipps, Elizabeth - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1830
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    Thomas Jefferson letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians ...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1813
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    English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
    Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort | Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort
    Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect ...
    • Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1743

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    George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1762
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    Hernán Cortés power of attorney, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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.
    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1526
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    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 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.
    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco - Barco, Pedro Del - Valverde, Vicente De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1539
  • Book/Printed Material
    De musica Book. manuscript | 32 [i.e. 64] p. : vellum, diagrams (some col.), music ; 20 cm. | Ioan Cotton. (Statement Of Responsibility). Ms. RISM B III, v. 4, p. 188-190. (Citation/Reference). Notes 0027-4380 v. 8, no. 4, Sept. 1951 p. 650-659. (Citation/Reference). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Purchased ca. 1830 from M. Lemmens ...
    • Contributor: Johannes (Afflighemensis) - Johannes
    • Date: 11??

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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
    • Date: 1836

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Nicholas Zmeskall von Domanowitz, [1805] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 23 cm.) | In ink. Date previously cited as: 1799, Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, no. 109. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1805

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Amalie Sebald, 1811 Aug. 8
    Autograph motto for Amalie Sebald
    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 12 x 19 cm.) | In ink. The final "1" in the date overwritten in ink with "2" in unknown hand. Along bottom edge: Inscription in Sebald's hand, in ink. Date previously cited as: 1812 Aug. 8. Alternate title and previous date from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the ...
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Sebald, Amalie - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1811

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena, 1813 May 27 Correspondence. manuscript | 1 20 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 424. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1813

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, 1814 Feb. 13 Correspondence. manuscript | 1 25 x 42 cm., folded to 25 x 21 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 462. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1814

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Philipp Pribyll, 1814 Dec Correspondence. manuscript | 1 19 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 508. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1814

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Pietro Mechetti, [1815] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 20 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 581. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1815

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    [Autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger] Correspondence. manuscript | [4] p. ; 25 cm. | In ink. Includes transcription in unknown hand. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 959. (Citation/Reference). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1819

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Tobias Haslinger, [1824] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 26 cm., folded to 22 x 13 cm.) | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1342. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1824

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    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Karl van Beethoven, [1825] Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 25 cm.) | In pencil. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1447. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Date: 1825

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