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Africa Etudes design firm brochure

Identifier: Ms-2022-083

This collection contains one brochure for a multidiscplinary women-run design firm based in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.

Dates: undated

Carte de la Baie de Chesapeake [Warwick County] (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0132
Abstract Full title reads, "Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la Partie navigable des Rivieres, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-East, Choptank et Pokomack. Redigée pour le service des vaisseaux du roi, au Dépôt Général des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, Par Ordre de M. de Sartine, Conseiller d'Etat, Ministre et Secrétaire d'Etat au Département de la Marine, d'après des Plans Anglois, et particulierement ceux d'Antoine Smith, Pilote de Ste. Marie." Document contains large...
Dates: 1778

Carte de l'Investissement et des Attaques de York en Virginie Partes Armees Attiees d'Amerique et de France, au Mois d'October 1781 (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0162

Map shows several points of interest in the Revolutionary War, across the York River from Gloucester. Reproduction created in 1976.

Dates: 1781

Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique, Suivant de Traite de Paix de 1783 (reproduction).

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0018

Map encompasses the eastern half of the United States, focusing on the national boundaries set in the 1783 Treaty of Paris. Map containst an engraving of a large-masted ship, with a seal of the United States affixed to the foremast. Additional details include Bermuda, an inset of southern Florida, and a listing of individual states and their capitals. Reproduction includes a booklet by Lester J. Cappon, explaining the context of the map and the reproduction process.

Dates: 1784

Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du District de Columbie

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0426

Map shows the District of Columbia, with explanatory text.

Dates: ca. 1825

Clifford-Wysor Collection

Identifier: Ms-2022-008

This collection consists primarily of a two boxes pocket/folded maps and travel guides from about 1852-1955. In addition, there are severa folders of personal papers from the Clifford and Wysor families, some of whom are likely responsible for collecting the maps and guides. The personal papers date from 1951-1958.

Dates: 1852 - 1958

Femmes Bâtisseuses d'Afrique (Women Builders of Africa) Informational Materials

Identifier: Ms-2022-082

The collection contains two small pamphlets and one loose-bound booklet about the organization Femmes Bâtisseuses d'Afrique (Women Builders of Africa). Materials are primarily in French; there are some English translations of phrases in the two small pamphlets.

Dates: c. 2013

Marshall W. Fishwick Collection

Identifier: Ms-1985-007

This collection contains course and teaching related materials, photographs, manuscripts, audiovisual and electronic material, scrapbooks, and the professional and personal correspondence of Marshall William Fishwick, professor of Humanities and Communication Studies at Virginia Tech, 1976-2003.

Dates: 1700 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1923 - 2007

L'Amerique Septentrionale (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0014

Map extends from California to the Sargasso Sea, encompassing the whole of North America, though areas west of the Mississippi River and north of present-Mexico are largely blank. Includes Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America. Demonstrates the boundaries of French, Spanish, and English settlements. Contains "Avertissement." Date for reproduction is not printed on the map.

Dates: 1700

Manuscript Recipe Book

Identifier: Ms-2023-131

The Manuscript Recipe Book is undated, possibly from the 19th century. It contains recipes and home remedies in both English and French. The back of the book contains an essay about the origin and meaning of Feudal law and government. The author is unknown.

Dates: undated

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