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["Understanding Fragmentology: Collecting and Studying Medieval Manuscript Fragments" lecture recording]

Description: Recording of a lecture given at the University of North Texas Libraries by Farley P. Katz titled "Understanding Fragmentology: Collecting and Studying Medieval Manuscript Fragments." Technical difficulties caused the sound to cut out from 3:51 to 4:49 in the recording.
Date: March 28, 2022
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Katz, Farley P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A compilation student films from the Radio, Television, and Film Department Records]

Description: Video footage from the University of North Texas Television (NTTV) department from the Radio, Television, and Film Department Records. The video opens up with the music video Global Eyes by band The Martyrs. Vocals - Clate Bowen, bass - Trey Smith, guitar - Jimmy Heath, keys - Jim Henderson, drums - Pete Coatney. Around the nine minute mark, "The Adventures of Hoovey Harmid" by Mandingo Productions, a Kyle Herbert film. Around the eighteen minute mark, "Beebo: The Mutant Sloth," a Kyle Herbert film. Around the thirty-one minute mark, "That's Life?" by Thesis Productions, a Eric Northcutt film.
Date: 1989/1993
Duration: 50 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas Television
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Brown amber glasses and sliced oranges]

Description: Photograph of an amber pitcher filled with freshly squeezed orange juice. Three of the six amber mugs are filled with pour orange juice of different heights. On a wooden plate in front of the three left cups are five orange slices. This photograph belongs to Herman Rosenzweig, owner and operator of Texglass, Inc. located in Decatur, Texas, and shows off their product.
Date: 19XX
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Herman Rosenzweig]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Herman Rosenzweig, owner and operator of Texglass, Inc. located in Decatur, Texas. Herman is wearing a dark suit and tie, his hair is slicked back and short and he has a semi-serious expression on his face.
Date: 19XX
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Folsom State Prison ledger]

Description: Loose pages from a ledger documenting prisoners at Folsom State Prison, organized by prisoner number (8091-8186) and including mugshots with handwritten notes listing names, years imprisoned and crime(s), dates received and discharged/paroled, and other relevant information.
Date: 1911-09-08/1912-01-09
Creator: Folsom State Prison
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Leaf from Latin Bible of Ecclesiastes 2-8, 13th Century, France]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible (France, ca. 1200-1240), including text from Ecclesiastes 2-8. Text displayed in 2 columns, gothic script written "above top line", and chapter numbers in margins, indicating a date before ca. 1240. Notable in this item are the outer margin prickings used for the creation of horizontal justification lines and the hole in the vellum, around which text has been written.
Date: [1200..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Book of Hours Pentecostal Illumination from the 15th Century, Bruges (Belgium)]

Description: A leaf from a Book of Hours, in Latin, with a full-page illumination of Pentecost (Bruges, ca. 1460). The illustration is enclosed by a wide and ornate bar frame in pink and blue with gold tracery, the frame outlined in burnished gold with floral cornerpieces in colors and gold, the whole within a full floral border filled with blue, pink, and red flowers, with blue and gold acanthus leaves and green buds and leaves as well as many tiny burnished gold dots. The Virgin and the Apostles gathered in a large room with much architectural detail--blue, green, and gold columns, gray stone walls, mullioned windows, vaulted blue and red ceilings, and an intricately detailed blue and pink tiled floor, as golden rays of light shine through an open window.
Date: 1460
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Manuscript Leaf from the 13th Century, France]

Description: A manuscript leaf from France? ca. 1220-1240 sourced from a Latin Bible with text including Zecheriah I. Text displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). Notably, no chapter numberings have been added to this particular Bible leaf.
Date: [1220..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Leaf from Latin Bible of 2 Kings 5, 13th Century, England or France?]

Description: A leaf from a Latin Bible, (England, or France, ca. 1230-1260), including second Kings 5. Text is displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in Paris ca. 1230).
Date: [1220..1240]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Manuscript Leaf from the 13th Century, France]

Description: (France, ca. 1350). One- and two-line initials in gold and color, with abbreviations "A[ntiphona]" and "O[ratio]." From a Book of Hours, in Latin. Hours of the Cross: Ad Terciam ("Crucifige clamitant hora tertiarum"), Ad Sextam ("Hora sexta ihesus est cruci conclavatus"), Ad Nonam ("Hora nona dominus ihesus expiravit").
Date: 1350
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Latin Bible Leaf [Peter 1 & 2] from the Mid 13th Century, England or France]

Description: Manuscript leaf from England or France, ca. 1230-1260. Sourced from a Latin Bible with text 1 Peter 3-5 and 2 Peter 1 et seq. displayed in 2 columns, gothic script (texuais formata). A notable feature of this particular leaf is that the writing begins "below top line" which suggest the MS was written after 1230 (see: N.R. Ker, "From 'Above Top Line; to 'Below Top Line': A Change in Scribal Practice," Celtica, 5 [1960] 13-16). Note also that the chapter numbers were added later (standardization was begun in Paris ca. 1230).
Date: [1230..1260]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[14th Century Prayer Book Leaf, Origin Unknown]

Description: 14th-century prayer book origin unknown. Text includes Gregorius Magnus, Homiliae in Evangelia, 2, Homilia XXXIV (Habita ad populum in basilica beatorum Ioannis et Pauli, Dominica III), beginnng: "Sed his malispraevenientibus, quia non statim finis sequatur, adiungit."
Date: [1301..1400]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Leaf from a Book of Sermons, 15th Century, Germany]

Description: A leaf from a book of sermons, (Germany, 15th century) on paper, with watermark just barely visible (type uncertain: possibly "Etoile" type of Briquet 6067-6071, dated variously from 1422 to 1477 (see: C.M. Briquet, Les Filigranes, 1907, reprinted 1967, vol. 3), or handwritten.
Date: [1422..1477]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Liturgical Calendar Leaf from a Book of Hours 14th Century, France or the Netherlands?]

Description: A leaf displaying the month of November from a liturgical calendar within a Latin Book of Hours. The text indicates so-called "Red Letter" days. This particular Book of Hours was designated use of Sarum (i.e. Salisbury Cathedral) and was bound in France or The Netherlands in the 14th-century most likely for the English Market. Of particular interest is the appearance of "Euduardi Regis" referencing King Edward the III of England [1312-1377].
Date: [1301..1400]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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