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  • Dominican Book of Hours 1450 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Content: The Seven Penitential Psalms (f.1r); a Litany of the Saints (f.12v3); Agnus dei (f. 17v5), Alma Redemptoris Mater (f.18r1), Suffrages (f. 18v2), the Hours of the Cross (f.20v1); the Hours of the Holy Spirit at ...
  • Raymond Summa De Poenitentiae 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Contents: Contains portions of the Summa de poenitentiae and the Summa de matrimonio by Raymond of Penafort. The Summa de poenitentiae, ff. 27-192v: Book I (Chapters 8, 14-16); Book II (Chapters 1-4, 5-fragmentary, 6, ...
  • Notarial Register 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Contents: Volume I, ff.1-58, of two volumes. Contains registers of legal acts of various nature: wills, marriage contracts, sales, etc, by the notary Bernard de la Iurade (or Turade), c. 1393. -- Volume II, ff.1-101, of ...
  • Priscian Institutiones Grammaticae 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Contents: ff. 1r1-119r15. Books XVII-XVIII of Priscian’s Institutiones grammaticae. Prologue Incipit Theodorus vir(um/orum?) disertissim(us) memorialis sacri scrinii ep(isto)laru(m) v(…?) Martii q(u)estoris palatii sac(ri) ...
  • Book of Hours use of Rome 1470 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Content: Calendar (ff. 1r1-9v), Added Prayer (f.10r1-10r12), The Hours of the Blessed Virgin (ff. 10v1-122v10), Office of the Dead (ff. 123r1-223v5), Seven Penitential Psalms (ff. 224r1-244v9), Litanies (ff. 245r1-256v10), ...
  • Biblia Latina 1300 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2017)
    Contents: ff.314. Thirteenth century Latin Bible. Missing Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel I-2, Kings 1-2, Chronicles 1-2, Ezra, Nehemiah, Tobias. Begins with Sapiential Books ...
  • Plat Books of Missouri Counties Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    In 1930 W.W. Hickson and Co. of Rockford, Illinois published plat books of townships in counties throughout Missouri. Documenting the ownership and locations of plots of land in Missouri counties, the 111 items in the ...
  • Mort Walker Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    MORT WALKER COLLECTION: The focus of the collection is on Mort Walker's visit to the University of Missouri in 1992 as a Scholar-in-Residence. A highlight of the visit was the unveiling of a bronze statue of Beetle Bailey. ...
  • Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Special Collections 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    Special Collections maintains a small collection of European manuscripts intended to demonstrate the physical characteristics of the manuscript books, both before and in parallel to the development of printing. Extended ...
  • Mary Lago Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The massive correspondence of E. M. Forster, which Professor Lago gathered from archives all over the world, is one of the prominent features of the collection, with over 15,000 letters. It was assembled in preparation for ...
  • Edgar E. Martin Collection : Boots and her buddies Sunday comic strip 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    Edgard E. Martin Collection I. The collection contains information about Edgar E. Martin and Boots and Her Buddies, the comic strip that he created. Included in the collection are original comic strips from 1942-1959, ...
  • John Tinney McCutcheon Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The majority of the items in this collection are original pen and ink cartoons drawn for the Chicago Tribune from 1903 to 1944. These editorial cartoons focus on social issues, economics, politics, and both World Wars. The ...
  • Incunabula in Special Collections 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The Department of Rare Books and Special collections maintains a small collection of incunabula (books printed before 1501) and early printed material. The majority of materials listed here are codices, however the library’s ...
  • V.T. Hamlin Collection I: Hamlin, Vincent Trout, 1900-1993 Papers, 1900-1993 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The collection contains examples of Hamlin’s work from high school until the end of his career. Although best known for his long-lived comic strip, Alley Oop, this collection includes some of his earlier cartoon work. Also ...
  • French Revolutionary Tracts 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The French Revolutionary Tracts Collection consists of 290 pamphlets produced between 1780-1815 that were bound into 52 volumes prior to their accession in the University of Missouri Libraries in 1958. Some pamphlets were ...
  • Frank Stack Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The collection contains material published from Stack’s college days, through the early underground comic book period, and to the publication of our Cancer Year in 1995. An extensive collection of letters from Gilbert ...
  • Fine press materials in Special Collections 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    A fine press is a printing establishment that adheres to particularly high standards in terms of the skill of the workers, the choice of materials, and the overall design of the books ultimately produced. As a consequence ...
  • Diane Gorodnitzki photographs of Lanford Wilson 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The collection contains Photographs, negatives, and color slides of Lanford Wilson in his house and garden, taken in the 1980s and 1990s by Diane Gorodnitzki (1949-2010).
  • Cuneiform Tablets in Special Collections 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    Special Collections holds eight cuneiform tablets whose exact provenance is unknown. Seven of the tablets were donated to MU Libraries by the now-defunct Ernest McClary Todd Museum, formerly a part of the School of Journalism ...
  • Allen C. Bluedorn Comic Collection 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. Libraries. Special Collections (2020)
    The collection was donated by MU faculty member Allen Bluedorn in February 1991 and consists of microform copies of Golden Age era comic books.

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