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A teaching collection of medieval manuscripts

Identifier: Mss 0175
Abstract This collection consists of 15 leaves from medieval manuscripts selected for the purposes of teaching medieval textual culture. Every common book-type is represented: psalter, gradual, missal (Sanctorale and Temporale), lectionary, folio Bible, pocket Bible, breviary, civil law, Book of Hours (three examples spanning two centuries), capitulary, as well as leaves from a Quran and an Ethiopian Gospel book in Ge'ez that represent the ongoing tradition of manuscript production in the...
Dates: approximately 1250-approximately 1920

Antiphonary leaf

Identifier: Mss 0034-185
Collection Overview

Title supplied by cataloger. Single manuscript leaf. Red and black ink on double-sided vellum. With musical notation. Text reads: "[quod] cumque ligaveris super terram erit ligatum et in celis et quodcumque solveris super terram erit solutum et in ce[lis]"--from Matthew 16:19.

Dates: approximately 1550

Drayton papers

Identifier: Mss 0152

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

Identifier: Mss 0022

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

Illuminated manuscript page

Identifier: Mss 0034-006
Collection Overview

An illuminated copy of Psalm 30:2-12 in Latin with gold leaf initial letters before each verse showing ruled lines and guidelines.

Dates: 16th century or 17th century

Illuminated manuscript pages

Identifier: Mss 0034-014
Collection Overview These manuscripts are from the Missale Romanum and contain pages 74 and 81. Page 74 gives the latter part of the Communion Prayer from the service for Tuesday in Holy Week, with the scriptures from Psalm 68: 13-14: "But as for me, my prayer is to Thee, O Lord; for the time of Thy good pleasure, O God, in the multitude of Thy mercy." On the following page, the service for Wednesday in Holy Week begins with the Introit from Philippians II: 10, 8 and 11: "In the name of Jesus let every knee...
Dates: 15th century or 16th century

Mitchell King atlas

Identifier: Mss 0091
Collection Overview This collection of late seventeenth century maps of the world was printed and published by the Danckerts family in Amsterdam. This unique composite atlas has no index or title page. The endsheet contains the signature "Mitchell King, 1811" and the first map contains the signature "M. King, 1811". The maps are undated except for the last map "Tabula Indiae Orientalis" by de Wit and L'Huilier which is dated 1662. The compiling period of the atlas was determined to be between 1690 and 1695....
Dates: 1662-1695

Frederick A. Porcher papers

Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995

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