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Creator:Baker, Mary
Title:English manuscript recipe book
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0156
Abstract:Eighteenth-century English manuscript recipe book owned by Mary Baker, containing approximately 300 cookery and medical recipes.
Subjects:Cooking--History--18th century | Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--History--18th century
Creator:Catholic Church
Title:Orationes Que Cantari Solent in Laudibus
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0181
Abstract:This manuscript is a calligraphic devotional book containing Latin prayers and hymns corresponding to the Roman Catholic liturgical year. It was created by an unknown person in 1827, perhaps a[...] Cistercian nun at the Doornzele Abbey near Ghent, Belgium.
Subjects:Catholic Church--Liturgy | Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) | Calligraphers
Creator:Parke, John A.
Title:John A. Parke penmanship exercise book
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0186
Abstract:John A. (John Andrew) Parke, likely a student in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, kept this penmanship exercise book between 1845 and 1846. Parke used the book to practice his handwriting in German[...] Text.
Subjects:Calligraphy--United States--19th century--Specimens | Penmanship, American--History--19th century
Creator:Whalen, Philip
Title:Three mornings : poem
Call No:MSS 0099, F0751
Abstract:Holograph calligraphy manuscript of Philip Whalen's Three Mornings, which was published by Don Allen's Four Seasons Foundation. Inscribed by Whalen to Allen and with small printer's instructions in one corner.
Subjects:Publishers and publishing--United States--History--20th century | Poets, American--20th century | Beat generation--Poetry
Creator:Jacobs, Eleanor Peale, 1805-1877
Title:Eleanor Peale Jacobs commonplace book
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0064
Abstract:This mid-nineteenth-century American commonplace book was created by Eleanor Peale Jacobs (1805-1877) of Philadelphia and New York, with contributions from various friends and members of the artistic Peale family, who[...] copied extracts of poetry and prose throughout. The volume also contains calligraphic writing and several ink and watercolor illustrations.
Subjects:Poetry | Poetry--19th century | Commonplace books--History--19th century
Title:Aurea dicta : illuminated manuscript
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0178
Abstract:This volume, entitled Aurea Dicta (Latin, “Golden Words”), is an illuminated manuscript containing a collection of hymns and poems with illustrations throughout. It was bound by Oldach Company of Philadelphia,[...] Pennsylvania, in 1914.
Subjects:Hymns, English--Texts
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Rachel Leah Lindeman album
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0008
Abstract:The Rachel Leah Lindeman album is a presentation album which was given to Lindeman on March 18, 1862, in honor of her birthday. The album, which contains thirty-four pages of[...] photographs, poems, artwork (pencil sketches, ink drawings, cartoons, illuminations, watercolors, etc.), elaborate calligraphy, and pressed flowers dating from 1862 to 1877, is a fine example of a Victorian presentation album with colonial Indian influences.
Subjects:India--History--19th century | Great Britain--History--19th century