Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This series consists of 1,119 documents, including letters, manuscripts, drawings, and photographs by noteworthy English and French authors and artists, as well as authors with personal ties to Professors Richard Macksey or Elliot Coleman.
The collection consists of correspondence, manuscript notes, reports, meteorological observations, reprints, drawings, and lecture notes of astronomer and meterologist, Cleveland Abbe, dating from 1851 to 1952.
George Huntington Williams (1856-1894) was a mineralogist, petrologist, and professor of Geology at Johns Hopkins University. The collection primarily consists of four bound volumes of lecture notes (in German) on petrography and mineralogy taken by George Huntington Williams dating from 1881-1887, with some additional material from 1894.
The pages of what is known as the "Gold Koran", which were photographed to create this collection of at least 430 color transparencies, were originally part of a unique manuscript of the Qur'an. Created from photographing the sides of each page of the partial illuminated manuscript, these transparencies measure 4x5". The original complete manuscript was written in around 800, while this portion was bound in possibly the 18th century and later photographed for the transparencies in 1999.
J.P.R. Cuisin manuscript: Les Lunes Poétiques des Deux Mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses
An autographed manuscript by P. Cuisin, titled Les Lunes poétiques des deux-mondes; Contemplations Philosophiques, Historiques, Morales et Religieuses. The manuscript is undated, but was likely created in Paris between 1820 and 1845. P. Cuisin, also known as J.P.R Cuisin, was a Parisian author who was born in 1777 and died in approximately 1845.