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Manuscript Collection
Includes handwritten and illuminated 15th and 16th century religious and philosophical manuscripts, as well as the diary of a 19th century missionary to Armenia and a manuscript essay written by John Burroughs and edited by Walt Whitman. These material are held at Amherst College Archives &... more
Mark H. McCormack Papers, ca. 1920-2008 (bulk: 1957-2003)
Once hailed by Sports Illustrated as “the most powerful man in sport,” Mark Hume McCormack directly engineered the growth of money and media in modern professional sport. After graduating from the College of William and Mary with a B.A. in French and receiving a law degree from Yale,... more
Massachusetts General Hospital World War I Collection
More than 500 Massachusetts General Hospital employees went to Europe to provide care to soldiers during World War I. Most served at Base Hospital Number 6, which Massachusetts General Hospital operated just south of Bordeaux, France, over 400 miles from the Western front. The published and... more
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
The major part of this distinguished collection is comprised of religious and devotional texts, but there are also a number of secular and scientific titles. Many are superbly illuminated with exquisite miniatures illustrating the codices and single leaves. Some noteworthy volumes include a... more
Middleborough Public Library Cranberry collection
A collection of photographs, cranberry labels, and other items from the Middleborough Public Library's Cranberry Collection.