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A recipe for moon tea

Description: Poem on the making of moon tea.
Date: 1986
Creator: Bridge, Gertrude S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

A-hunting of the deer

Description: Excerpt from a larger work by Warner about hunting in the Adirondacks.
Date: 1985
Creator: Warner, Charles Dudley
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Dard Hunter: miscellaneous thoughts and reflections.

Description: Collected memories by Dard Hunter, as well as information about him and his work. Includes samples of paper made by Hunter.
Date: 1984
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

One bundle Dard Hunter handmade hand cut deckle edges

Description: Item is one miniature bundle of paper, fashioned from remnants of paper made by master papermaker Dard Hunter. Bundle is tied with red thread, and has label tied to it recording what it is.
Date: 1984
Creator: Hunter, Dard
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The werm turns

Description: Humorous musings by a retiring male librarian about how libraries should deal with certain types of problem patrons.
Date: 1983
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Der winzige Struwwelpeter

Description: Essay and history of the folk character Struwwelpeter, translated variously as "Slovely Peter," "Shock-headed Peter," Boy with shock of unkempt bristly hair" etc. This character was well known to Mark Twain, and would have been an influence for his character Huckleberry Finn.
Date: 1982
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The spirit of '76

Description: Miniature artists' book. Front cover of "book" opens to reveal a hollow space containing a miniature alcohol bottle labled "Napoleon 1876."
Date: 1980-2000
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

REM Acrostics

Description: Acrostics based on the names of 14 friends of the author, and his own. The title page and colophon are also written as acrostics also. The people are: Robert E. Massmann; Samuel E. Murray; J.N.B. Artfield; Ruth E. adomeit; F. J. Board; Glen Dawson; A. J. St. Onge; Julia P. Wightman; Eugene D. Buchanan; Francis J. Gagiardi; Royce L. Gale Jr.; Philip Bliss; Julian I. Edison; and Raymond A. Smith.
Date: 1972
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Ella Cinders and the kidnappers.

Description: Cartoon drawings telling the story of Ella Cinders, and how she helps solve the kidnapping case with a bowl of alphabet soup.
Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Nicholas Nickleby

Description: Cartoon version/adaptation of part of the Charles Dickens' story Nicholas Nickleby.
Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Rhymes, for infant minds.

Description: Mid-1800's children's book containing various poems with moral themes. Most deal with death of children, and how if they live right, they will go to heaven.
Date: c.1850
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Sukie's tiny tepee: a sketch book

Description: Drawings of Sukie, the toy poodle, in various activities.
Date: 1970
Creator: Sherman, E. Helene
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Win, place, and show, or, the fund raising jack

Description: Fictional story of fundraising efforts by Father Murphy, who enters his new donkey in various races. The headlines cause the Archbishop much distress, which causes further headlines.
Date: 1967
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Adventures of the flighty old woman

Description: An illustrated version of the old English children's rhyme about the old woman tossed up in a basket.
Date: 1966
Creator: Massmann, C. Ernest
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Dibdin's ghost

Description: Poem about the visit of the ghost of bibliographer Thomas Frognell Dibdin to a booklover, describing the heaven that awaits bibliophiles.
Date: 1966
Creator: Field, Eugene.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

De 7 wereldwonderen

Description: An overview of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and various other structures and monuments that could be considered as equally important.
Date: 1965/1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Het A.B.C. van de atoomwetenschap

Description: A brief overview of atomic and nuclear energy and the related sciences.
Date: 1965/1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

Apollo 13 en 14

Description: Overview of the Apollo 13 and 14 missions.
Date: 1965 - 1973
Creator: Franco-Suisse
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections