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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Maria Hickson diary, 1838-1839

 Item — BV (bound volume), item: 193
Scope and Contents A gem of a diary kept by a girl of 14, the intelligent and sophisticated daughter of a prominent upper middle-class family growing up on a country estate in early Victorian England, in fact during the first year of the reign of Queen Victoria. The diary, a closely wrottem 150-page document, evokes the genteel society of the period, and does so with real presence, while also making a poignant personal statement. There are many interesting narratives here--of education: French lessons, dancing...
Dates: 1838-1839

Antidotarium, 1375 - 1399

Identifier: MS 14

This is a manuscript of Nicholas of Salerno's Antidotarium, a twelfth century book of medicinal recipes, dating from the last quarter of the fourteenth century, most likely from England. Likely provenance includes the Hale family of Alderley, based on the bookplate on fol. 33v. It appears to be in its original parchment binding.

Dates: 1375 - 1399

Barclay letters

Identifier: HC.MC-909

Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th and early 19th century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.

Dates: 1688-1794

Bernard Barton letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-002
Abstract This collection includes of the single letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942. The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and letters are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith, Mary White, and...
Dates: 1822-1837

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: BMC-M92
Abstract Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

British Friends' letters

Identifier: HC.MC-861

Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history as well as religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends.

Dates: 1650 - 1985

Canticum canticorum, with glossa ordinaria; Peter of Limoges; John Chrysostom; Hugo of St. Victor, etc., 1100 - 1299

Identifier: MS 18
Abstract This is an English manuscript from the twelfth to the thirteenth century, containing various texts in different hands, which includes: the Canticum canticorum; Peter of Limoges' de Oculo Morali; Ogerius de Lucedio's Planctus Beatae Virginis Mariae; Publilius Syrus' Sententiae; Seneca's De beneficiis; Pseudo-Seneca' ad Gallionem de remediis fortuitis; Johannes Chrysostomus' De reparation lapsi; Pseudo-Bernard of Clairvaux's Exceptiones super meditationibus de interiori homine; Hugh of Saint...
Dates: 1100 - 1299

Inventory of jewels and other objects belonging to Edward I, in roll format, 1301

Identifier: MS 8
Abstract This is 1301 roll from England includes a detailed inventory of the jewels and other precious objects in the possession of King Edward I of England. The locations of the objects are described, as well as the chests and boxes in which they are kept and items which are gifts include the donor's name. The headings for the different sections are written in a two-line script enclosed in a frame. The roll is composed of two membranes stitched together. The parchment is worn and although the...
Dates: 1301

William Jackson journal

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-036

William Jackson's diary of his religious visit to England and Ireland. Diary entries detail the preparations required to make the journey, as well as details about the voyage itself. Upon his arrival in Ireland, entries describe attendance at Quaker Meetings, visits with Friends, and descriptions of the various Friends who hosted Jackson during his time abroad.

Dates: 1802-1803

Medical and cooking recipes, 1600 - 1699

Identifier: MS 19

ff. 1r-4v Table of contents for pages 1-161; ff. 5r-119v mdical rcipes; ff. 125v-173v recipes in varying hands; f. 174 r-v continuation of the table of contents for the remainder of article 2 from pages 162-199.

Dates: 1600 - 1699