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A minutebook of the court proceedings of Anne Arundel County, MD, 1725-1792.
The collection consists of four playing cards hand painted on skin prepared by the rawhide method and used by the Native American Apache tribe in the Southwest. An exact date for the cards cannot be established, but most likely they were created approximately 1880.
Johann Siegfried Hufnagel (1724-1795) was a German parson and entomologist (lepidopterist). This item is a manuscript on the classification of butterflies and moths, in the tradition of the schemata proposed by Hufnagel and illustrated with ten original hand-coloured illustrations of butterflies. The item was once owned by Freiherr von Malsen-Ponickau or Cordula [?] Ponickau, or both. This manuscript was approximately created in 1780. The creator is unknown.
This collection consists of maps ranging in date from 1880 to 1930 and of areas all over the world, including Antarctica. The maps feature basic geography, as well as representations of war-time strategy, public buildings, and automobile maps.
The Garrett autograph collection contains signed letters and documents that record U.S. history and culture, including presidents, statesmen, and military figures.
This collection includes six letters, two printed certificates, and an inscribed set of two volumes of Buffon's Natural History Abridged, all signed by George Washington between 1776 and 1798.