MSS/HIST. Historical collections
Record Group Term
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 13 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1900 - 2000
Dates: 1892 - 1998
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, the...
Dates: 19th century
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
Dates: 1876, 1884-1889
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
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
Dates: circa 1850-1950
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