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Time Period >> Early 16th Century (1501-1533)

Collections containing material about Early 16th Century (1501-1533)

An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920

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A collection of over two hundred social dance manuals beginning with a rare late fifteenth-century source, "Les basses danses de Marguerite d'Autriche" (c.1490) and ending with Ella Gardner's 1929 " ...


Asia in the Eyes of Europe

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1000 copies of this catalog were published in conjunction with the exhibition Asia in the Eyes of Europe: Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries held in the Department of Special Collections, the ...


Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis: An Exhibition from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg

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Selection from Lawrence Schoenberg's collection of illustrated medieval and early modern manuscripts. The collection includes items from the eleventh to the eighteenth century, monastic, university, ...


The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925

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The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925 comprises 139 books selected from the Library of Congress's General Collections and two books from its ...


Cultural Readings: Colonization & Print in the Americas

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"Cultural Readings" attempts to use the internet to review this complex history. The web site originates from two exhibitions of rare printed and manuscript materials held in Philadelphia, ...


Database of Bookbindings

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This database is a finding aid to the British Library's bookbinding collections. It includes information and images for selected items from the Library's rich collection of fine bindings of books ...


Documents from the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention 1774-1789

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Selections from the Continental Congress Broadside Collection (253 titles) and the Constitutional Convention Broadside Collection (21 titles) contain 274 documents relating to the work of Congress and ...


A Grand Legacy: Arts of the Ottoman Empire

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Highlights and excerpts from a 1999-2000 exhibition on display at the Arthur M Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums.


An Introduction to the Mercator Globes at Harvard Map Collection

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A presentation of images of the Mercator Globes at the Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library with zooming and navigation. Mercator was a prolific publisher of maps and atlases, but he is ...


Maps of Africa

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Maps of Africa features antiquarian maps from the collections of the late Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and the Stanford University Libraries, dating from the late 15th to the early 20th century. They are a ...


Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier

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Parallel Histories: Spain, the United States, and the American Frontier is a bilingual, multi-format English-Spanish digital library site that explores the interactions between Spain and the United ...


Portrait Engravings Collection

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In the era before photography, portrait engravings were the only means of distributing images of famous individuals, including noted physicians and scientists. Many of these portraits were engraved ...


Renaissance Festival Books

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Renaissance festival books describe and illustrate the magnificent festivals and ceremonies that took place in Europe between 1475 and 1700 - marriages and funerals of royalty and nobility, ...


Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years

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In honor of the Manuscript Division's centennial, its staff has selected for online display approximately ninety representative documents spanning from the fifteenth century to the mid-twentieth ...


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