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9 edition of The Harkness Collection in the Library of Congress found in the catalog.

The Harkness Collection in the Library of Congress

manuscripts concerning Mexico: a guide.

by Library of Congress. Manuscript Division

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Published by Library of Congress; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Library of Congress. Manuscript Division -- Catalogs,
    • Manuscripts, Mexican -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs,
    • Manuscripts, Spanish -- Washington (D.C.) -- Catalogs,
    • Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810 -- Sources

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [305]-306.

      StatementWith selected transcriptions and translations by J. Benedict Warren.
      ContributionsWarren, J. Benedict.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1231 .U54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 315 p.
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5415007M
      ISBN 100844400939
      LC Control Number73006747

        The flowering of Hebrew printing across 16th-century Europe and the Ottoman Empire is amply illustrated on the shelves of the Hebraic Section in the Library of Congress. This online guide provides greater access to these books. ALONG WITH the Library of Congress's most valuable and important collection of Spanish American manuscripts and documents, the Huejotzingo Codex (fig. 1) was presented to the Library by the American philanthropist Edward Stephen Harkness in (Library of Congress , v). The leaf manuscript includes eight Mexican Nahuatl.

      The Library of Congress Classification (LCC) is a system of library classification developed by the Library of is used by most research and academic libraries in the U.S. and several other countries. LCC should not be confused with LCCN, the system of Library of Congress Control Numbers assigned to all books (and authors), which also defines URLs of their online catalog entries.   THE LIBRARY of Congress has acquired its largest-ever donation of comic books, as well as other pop-culture memorabilia, including early Mickey Mouse storyboards and .

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The Harkness Collection in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress. Manuscript Division Download PDF EPUB FB2

In and Edward Stephen Harkness (), American philanthropist, presented to the Library of Congress an important collection of documents from the first years of Spanish rule in Mexico and Peru.

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With selected transcriptions and translations by J. Benedict. Deborah Harkness discusses "The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life" at the Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Chinese Rare Book Collection (Library of Congress) 1, Ya Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) 1, S.N.] 1, This special collection presents children’s books selected from the General and Rare Book Collections at the Library of Congress.

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Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian form. The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online.

The Library’s Hebrew books from the sixteenth century constitute one quarter of the approximately 2, titles known to have been printed in Hebrew fromaccording to the most recent estimates.

1 At first glance, 25% might seem somewhat less than impressive, but it is important to remember that many of these 2, titles consist of multi-volume works such as the Bible or the.

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Documents from early Peru, the Pizarros and the Almagros, Harkness Collection, Library of Congress 56S THIS beautifully presented volume places the student world in possession of the vast array of facts contained in the historical documents which were given to the Library of Congress by the splendid generosity of Mr.

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The Harkness collection in the Library of Congress: calendar of Spanish manuscripts concerning Peru, The Harkness Collection was given to the Library of Congress by Edward S. Harkness in and transferred to the Manuscript Division from the Hispanic Division in   In this primarily historical study, Professor Hu examines the social, cultural, and political forces that led to the development and growth of the collection, the acquisitions policies followed, and the sources of personal and financial support found within and outside the Library of Congress.

The following year, Congress purchased Jefferson’s extensive personal library (including some 6, books) for some $23, which became the foundation of the new Library of Congress collection.

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Spofford. Read This Book Now More About this Book "Masquerades, Tableaux and Drills". Subject Huexotzinco Codex (Part of the Harkness Collection, Manuscript Division) This manuscript is considered by the Library of Congress as one of its Top Treasures.

Scholars call the “books” fashioned by Mesoamericans “codex or codices in plural.”. The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress. This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them.

Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.Look for these books in your local library. The books supplement the online resources in the American Memory website. Following each list is a link to the corresponding online resources.

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“Mount Vernon.”.This research guide is based on a print finding aid first published in in conjunction with the activities marking the centennial of the Hebraic Section here at the Library of Congress.

But it has, in fact, been many years in the making. Not all of the books were cataloged over the .