Collection SC017 - Bruce and Dorothy Brown collection

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Bruce and Dorothy Brown collection

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CA UVICARCH SC017

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  • ca. 2000 B.C.-1970 (Creation)

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87 items
20 maps
64 medals and decorations

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Bruce and Dorothy Brown are collectors of rare documents of antiquarian interest. They have collected widely, purchasing many of the objects from John Maggs, a dealer in London, and from dealers in Victoria. Their purpose is to bring together a variety of documents to expose students to documents of historic interest or beauty.

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The collection consists of ancient documents, including a cuneiform tablet and an Egyptian hieroglyph; Medieval and Renaissance documents from England, France, Spain and Italy, 1243-1599, including deeds, charters, illuminated manuscript leaves, letter, letters patent, papal bulls, fragments from religious manuscripts, manuscripts on medicine and magic, a catalogue of English armorial shields, statutes of the Garter, and a manuscript of a Spanish Armelite prioress; modern literary and political manuscripts, records, and autographs, including policies of assurance, letters, and World War I and World War II surrender documents; autographs of various world figures; maps of Europe, Asia and North America; medals, decorations, and flags, mostly from Europe.

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bruce-and-dorothy-brown-collection-2

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Revised by JF, June 19, 2013.

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  • English

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