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MSS/HIST. Historical collections

 Record Group Term
Identifier: MSS/HIST
Includes a variety of historical collections unrelated, or only loosely related, to the history of Colgate University or the Hamilton, New York, region.

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Otto Ege's Original Leaves from Famous Bibles, M4005

Identifier: M4005
Scope and Contents note Sold as Otto F. Ege's Original Leaves from Famous Bibles: Nine Centuries, 1121-1935 A.D. (Cleveland: Otto Ege, circa 1950), this collection consists of 60 original Bible leaves in mattes with descriptive labels. Four items are manuscript pages, while an additional 56 are printed. The leaves range in age from circa 1200 to 1935. During the years 1938-1950, Ege published portfolios under this title with 37, 50 and 60 leaves.For preservation reasons,...
Dates: 1121-1935

Leaves from Manuscript and Early Printed Books, M0098

Identifier: M0098
Scope and Contents note

This collection is comprised of fragments of medieval manuscript and early printed books from the 12th through 16th centuries. Notes from research conducted by Judy Oliver and Joscelyn Godwin are included with each medieval manuscript leaf, providing further information on the item.

Dates: 12th-16th century

Kay Rorer collection of LGBTQ materials, M4034

Identifier: M4034
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials relating to early LGBTQ initiatives, particularly in Boston, from the 1970s to 1980s. Also includes documents from the 1999 meeting of the Council of Independent Colleges panel on college presidential spouses.

Dates: 1975-1981, 1999

Andrew J. Russell photographs of the American Civil War, M4013

Identifier: M4013
Scope and Contents

Consists of 58 photographs taken by Andrew J. Russell during the American Civil War, primarily in the vicinity of Alexandria, Virginia.

Dates: circa 1861-1865

Prentice W. von Wettberg collection of matchbox labels

Identifier: M4051
Scope and Contents

The collection contains labels from many countries in addition to Japan, including Russia, Sweden, Estonia, Belgium, England, and the United States, among others. But the Japanese section is both the largest and most visually interesting and may have been Prentice von Wettberg's personal favorite, since he appears to have given it more care and arrangement.

Dates: circa 1890 - circa 1933