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  1. Covered Wood Bridge Spanning Norman's Kill at French's Mill

    One of three extant copies of a seven-page typescript report. It describes the covered bridge at French's Mill, N.Y., which was built in 1866. Contains eight mounted and labeled photographs; they depict different views and construction aspects of the ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:33

  2. Fratris Basilij Monarchi Benedicter Ordenns Handtgriffe von Bereitung seiner Vor

    Undated, bound compilation of copied writings on alchemy and antimony; the entries are in a number of different hands. The title page has references to two of Valentinus' published books: Triumph-Wagen Antimonii, or Triumphant Chariot of Antimony, ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:35

  3. The New Vitalism

    Bound volume of John Burroughs' holographic manuscript, cut-and-pasted with his typed pages of edits; both interleaved with a typed transcription done by John E. Boos in 1942. The manuscript is signed by Burroughs; the preface is signed and dated by ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:37

  4. Transcript of marks and brands of Yolo County (California)

    Log of cattle and horse brands. The 241 entries, on 57 leaves, were originally entered at the Recorder's Office of Yolo County (Calif.), from Oct. 3, 1850 through Aug. 17, 1874. Information recorded includes rancher's name, description and ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:37

  5. Autobiography of John Charles Van Dyke

    Photocopy of an unpublished, holographic manuscript; the preface dates from October, 1929. This autobiography begins with Van Dyke's early impressions of Lincoln in 1861, and covers his worldwide travels and experiences, many of which were already ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:38

  6. The Blue Sky Press, Chicago, Illinois

    Photocopy of typescript seminar paper, concerning the history of Blue Sky Press. This press was founded in Chicago in 1899 by Thomas Wood Stevens, Alden Charles Noble, and Alfred G. Langworthy. It was in operation until 1907. Includes an annotated ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:39

  7. Mexico, May 1953: Travel Diary

    Original typescript by Frank Mead of an automobile trip through Mexico in 1953, from El Paso to Mexico City and vicinity. Provides personal narratives and observations of landscapes, cities, hotel accommodations, and activities. Contains a few mounted ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:41

  8. Who Were the Big Bend Basket-Makers?

    Typescript about the archaeology of early native peoples in the southwest region of Texas and across the border into Coahuila, Mexico. Martin describes a culture, also referred to as Toboso, that he has named the Big Bend Basket-Makers, because of ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:42

  9. Mining Reports on Claims in the Naica Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico

    Consists chiefly of prospectuses, reports, correspondence and documents relating to Arizona mines and mining activity, 1879-1934. Some of the items contain photographs of the mines and environs. ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:43

  10. Formularium Medicamentorum

    Bound manuscript containing medical formulas and remedies used in the late 18th century. Major categories: Ptisanae, Decocta, Potiones, Diluentes, Emulciones, Eclegmata sive lohoc, Detergentes, Purgantia et Laxantia, Hemetica, Pulveras, Opiata, Boli, ...

    castanoe - 2016-11-21 15:44

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