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Activating the Archive student projects collection, 2015 0.5 Linear Feet — 1 box; 7 computer files; 10.6 Gigabyte

Creative projects produced by students in Activating the Archive: Archival Research as Documentary Practice, DOCST 316-01 / 716-01 / ARTVIS 316-01 / VMS 314S-01, taught by Lisa McCarty in the Rubenstein Library in the Fall of 2015. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Art (Duke University).

Materials have been arranged by student name.

Four pages of a materia medica, of which one section bears the title "The Efforts and Vertuos: with the severall use of Venice Triache."
Collection comprises a collection of Alonzo Williams' annotated German texts. There are six titles annotated and interleaved in seven volumes, including Williams' edition of Faust; works by Schiller, including Maria Stuart, the Maid of Orleans, and William Tell; Karl Lachmann's Die Gedichte Walthers von der Vogelweide; and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Nathan der Weise.
Anita Arrow Summers is an economist and Professor Emerita at the University of Pennsylvania. Summers also worked as Head of the Urban Section of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Research Department. This collection consists of select files from her professional activities and from her family.

The Anita Arrow Summers papers document her career as an economist. The collection provides a sample of her professional activities, particularly her research on urban economics, education and economics, and the local economy in Philadelphia.

The collection also documents Summers's familial ties to other prominent economists such as her husband Robert Summers, her brother Kenneth J. Arrow, and her brother-in-law (via Robert) Paul A. Samuelson.

ALS. Announces the date of his arrival in Paris and promises upon his return to visit his friend's mother, who is ill.
Armando Guevara Ochoa (born 1926) is a Peruvian composer, violinist, and director. Manuscripts, photocopies of manuscripts, and ozalid reproductions of scores and parts of Guevara Ochoa's compositions. Several contain performance and editorial markings.

Manuscripts, photocopies of manuscripts, and ozalid reproductions of scores and parts of Guevara Ochoa's compositions. Several contain performance and editorial markings.


Bookplate collection, undated 0.5 Linear Feet — approx. 400 Items

The Bookplate Collection contains bookplates acquired by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library over time. The exact provenance of most is not known. The collection includes bookplates specific to Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) and Duke University. Also included is a book seller's ticket, which is in French. The collection is undated.

Charlotte Despard letters, 1903-1934 0.1 Linear Feet — 4 items

Charlotte Despard (1844-1939) was a noted English suffragist. She was founder and president of The Women’s Freedom League.

Collection contains four letters. Three are written in Depard’s hand and signed. A Postcard to C.H. Grinling speaks of canvassing (7 March 1903). A letter of condolence addressed to Mr. Webb Smith (3 February 1911). A letter to Mr. Grinling reacting to statements made by Mr. Asquith in May of 1911. Despard hopes that Asquith’s remarks would incite women to “draw all the societies together in common action – our watchword being ‘On the same terms as men.’” (14 November 1911). A printed invitation to visit Mrs. Despard at home on the occasion of her 90th birthday (27 June 1934)

Physician's account ledger and assorted papers from Dr. Charlotte Evans Page, a physician practicing in Lowell, Massachusetts, in the 1880s and 1890s.

Physician's account ledger with entries dating from 1884 through 1899, and miscellaneous correspondence and financial papers related to Page's family history and operations of her medical practice.

Subscription to the New York journal of medicine and a holograph receipt of payment by Crammer or Cramer to Jas. W. Carmer.