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Collection consists of a carbon typescript in the form of a letter, dated January 14, 1938. It describes aerial attacks and subsequent invasion of Wuhu, China by the Japanese army in December 1937.
Collection consists of bookplates currently in use in the Milton S. Eisenhower Library, The Johns Hopkins University. Labels, previously used in an exhibit of the bookplates, are also included and provide descriptive information.
Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson were jazz musicians and arrangers who were business partners and close friends. The Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson papers and collection of jazz recordings contain manuscript and published scores of Fleagle's and Henderson's compositions and arrangements, personal papers of Brick Fleagle, photographs, and recordings.
Sampling of various popular songs and "light" classical pieces. Contains some duplicates from Alliker (Begin the Beguine, Deep Purple, etc.) and at least one piece is an instrumental version of a song. Among the pieces of this collection: "Dark Eyes" with an interesting guitar tab notation in the front; "Goin' Home" based on Dvorak; "In an Eighteenth Century Drawing Room" based on Mozart piano sonata; and "Liebestraum" based on Lizst, with Hawaiin guitar solo.
An artificially assembled collection of four lottery advertisements, publicizing what was possibly the largest lottery in Britain in 1816. The items span from approximately 1815 to 1816. The slips were likely printed in 1815, but mass distributed in 1816.
The scrapbook which forms this collection is a bound volume containing around fifty illustrations representative of the subjects and style of nineteenth-century British book illustration. In the scrapbook are caricatures, cartoons, foreign scenes, social commentary, and hand-colored engravings.
A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.