In early winter of 1986 the Special Collections Department became the repository for one of the great American collections of French books dating from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, arguably the most important collection of its kind in private hands before it was bequeathed to the University of Virginia by the late Douglas Huntly Gordon.
A prominent Maryland attorney since 1930, Baltimore preservationist, former president of St.
Twenty-five-year-old Daisy Johnson’s excellent debut is set in the precarious and artificial landscape of the East Anglian fens: marshland that has, against its will, been drained and made hospitable to humans.[top] The period of time characterised by an increase in bronze working, covering the period 2600-700BC in the UK.The Bronze Age follows on from the Neolithic period and is followed by the Iron Age.Lord Collection is a digital archive of historical combat treatises and fencing manuals dating primarily from the Renaissance.The collection contains over 30 digitized combat manuals, dating from the early 16th century to the mid-17th century and spanning most of Western Europe. The Alan and Rosalie Soons Library of Hispanic Studies Professor Emeritus Alan Soons (1925-2011), formerly of the Department of Romance Languages at UMass Amherst, published numerous articles and editions related to Golden Age Spain throughout his long career.