Browse Items (5 total)

  • Tags: Manuscripts

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0838-SC-Mosquera-Oct_7_1863-00.jpg
In this arguably disingenuous letter addressed to the citizenry of Colombia, Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera (1798-1878) disclaims any interest in serving as president for an additional term, and praises the qualities of another prominent figure. Despite…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0838-SC-Mosquera-July_14_1865.jpg
A passport created for Tomas Cipriano de Mosquera.

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0813-SC-James_Lawson-letter-July_16_1951-00.jpg
James M. Lawson, Jr. (1928- ) is a Methodist minister, activist and academic. During the escalation of the Korean Conflict, he declared himself a conscientious objector and refused to report for the draft in 1951. He served fourteen months in prison…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0008-SC-Recetario_de_los_Indios-AB.jpg
This early manuscript serves as a manual for the treatment of a wide variety of ailments. Here, for example is a remedy for an earache (dolor de oído). The suggested mixtures often involve the use of herbs and body parts of a remarkable selection of…

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/Chills_and_Fever-John_C_Ransom-1924.jpg
John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) was a founding member of the Fugitives, a southern literary group of sixteen writers that was started at Vanderbilt University. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school. In 1924, Chills and Fever was…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-json, omeka-xml, rss2