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Medieval Studies collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC070
  • Collectie
  • ca. 1200-1600

The collection consists of: 1) Four vellum leaves by various calligraphers taken from a Flemish Psalter, two French Book of Hours, and a French Bible. 2) Ten manuscript leaves by various calligraphers in France, England, Italy, and Spain, including leaves from a Bible, a calendar, Missals, a Book of Hours, a charter, a litany from a Book of Hours, a Psalter, and a Breviary. 3) MS of John Lydgate's "Fall of Princes" (ca. 1431-1438). 247 slides were made for a digitizing project, from which 10 CDs have been produced plus a backup set. There is also a CD for the index to the web site. 4) MS of "Bartholomaeus Anglicus" (ca, 1240-1250), consisting of extracts from his encyclopaedia "De Proprietatibus Rerum (On the Properties of Things). 5) Medieval Fragments: 13th Century Collection (ca. 1200-1300), consists of 7 folia fragments from 5 sources most were recovered pastedowns from later books. 6) Manuscrit religeuse. 7) Court record from the beginning of the reign of James I. It passed through private hands. The document is in Latin court hand and notes the transfer of land from Thomas and Robert Whitney to a knight. 8) Handwritten letter to William Paston from Thomas Jermy dated 31 January 1565. The letter has been repaired, with a slight loss of text. Also included are a photocopy of the letter; a typed transcription of the letter, made in 1974 by H.L. Douch (Curator of the Royal Cornwall Institution) and amended at the suggestion of Jean M. Kennedy (City and County Archivist, Norwich), together with comments by Kennedy and Dorothy Sweet; a handwritten transcription of the original, by Douch; handwritten notes and background material by Sweet; two typed, signed letters to Sweet from Kennedy.

Early Documents collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC577
  • Collectie
  • 1402

The collection consists of a letter dated 1402, sent from the City of Venice to Damascus, Syria. Includes a translation of the letter.

Contarini, Giovanni

Molly Pulver Ungar collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC538
  • Collectie
  • 1500 - 2000

The collection consists of one printed leaf on paper with glossed text. Gloss on verso encircles text proper. Sections marked by red and blue initials. Page numbers XXVII and DI in red. 285 x 427 mm. Circa 1500. Includes one manuscript leaf on parchment. Eight lines or music on recto, ten lines of music on verso. Staff lines and first letters are in red. On recto is hymn “Quemque pastores vigils adorant,” followed by Angelus, which continues to verso. Second unidentified hymn on verso. 285 x 432 mm. Circa 1500. Also includes a letter from Pierre Elliott Trudeau (June 25, 1997) and a letter from Timothy Findley (May 1, 2000).

Thomas Allen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC136
  • Archief
  • 1752

The fonds consists of a letter to Rev. Whiting of Oriel College, Oxford on political matters.

Allen, Thomas, 1681-1755

Peter Lowens collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC564
  • Collectie
  • 1824 - 1897

The collection consists of letters written by illustrators of Charles Dickens' works. The collection includes letters from Edmund Yates, George Cattermole, William Powell Frith, and Alfred Chantrey Corbould.

Maria Edgeworth collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC197
  • Collectie
  • 1827

The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Mr. R. Hunter (publisher) concerning the proofs for a proposed edition of Edgeworth's “Little plays, warrented harmless.”

Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849

Robert Body fonds

  • CA UVICARCH SC157
  • Archief
  • ca. 1849

The fonds consists of a notebook "Mrs. Newton's Book". It consists of a handwritten letter from Robert Body containing an account of his family's voyage to America and a description of their prospects as settlers there.

Body, Robert

Tom Hood collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC229
  • Collectie
  • ca. 1850

The collection consists of a 1 page hls. T. Hood to Mr Strahan requesting a reply reguarding “a little volumne of verse.” Letterhead titled “Fun Office: 30 Fleet Street

Hood, Tom, 1835-1874

Arctic Explorers collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC144
  • Collectie
  • 1855

The collection consists of two letters from Belcher in 1855 and two from McClintock in 1869. The first Belcher letter is concerned with the Minié rifle, and the second with personal matters. The first McClintock letter is concerned with charts and exploration of the west African coast. He mentions Belcher in this regard. The second letter is about personal matters.

Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877

Henry Labouchere collection

  • CA UVICARCH SC224
  • Collectie
  • 1856 - 1857

The collection consists of 4 hls. Ker Baillie Hamilton (1856-57) from Antigua to Henry Labouchere, M.P. Secretary of State for the Colonies. Further letters are written by Governor C. J. Bayley pleading the case of Mr. F. Whitley concerning colonial securities for public officers, plus earlier letters from Whitley to Robert Lowe, M.P. and from Adderley and Francis to Whitley.

Taunton, Henry Labouchere, Baron, 1798-1869

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