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English psalter leaves

File contains two leaves from an illuminated psalter that feature illuminated initials and line fillers in red, blue, and burnished gold. The leaves also feature three-quarter borders on both sides depicting long tendrils terminating in trefoils and containing marginal illustrations of humans/hybrid creatures and a bird. A psalter is a book containing the Book of Psalms and often other devotional texts such as a liturgical calendar, Litany of Saints, and Office of the Dead.

Manuscript fragments

File contains three fragments of manuscript leaves (possibly works of canon law) recovered from later bindings. Fragments 1 and 2 appear to be from the same manuscript, and possibly the same leaf. The fragments feature glossing in a number of medieval and modern hands, rubrication, and illuminated initials, paraphs, and marginal decorations, one in the form of a a mythical creature.

French book of hours leaves

File contains three leaves from an illuminated book of hours from Northern France, possibly Paris. The leaves are decorated with elaborate panel borders, some inhabited by fantastical creatures, as well as illuminated initials and line fillers.

Nuremberg Chronicle leaves

File contains two leaves from the Liber Chronicarum (Book of Chronicles), commonly know as the Nuremberg Chronicle, an illustrated biblical and world history published by Hartmann Schedel. The book was printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger and illustrated with woodcuts by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. The Liber Chronicarum is notable for being one of the first printed books to successfully integrate illustrations with text.

Golden Legend leaves

File contains five leaves from Wynkyn de Worde's English edition of the Golden Legend (Legenda aurea), Jacobus de Voragine's popular collection of hagiographies, or the lives, deeds, and martyrdoms of the saints. De Worde was a famous early English printer and an apprentice and later successor to England's most famous printer, William Caxton. Most leaves relate to the lives of English saints. Some leaves are illustrated with woodcuts, and a number have been expurgated, with references to the pope, certain saints, and illustrations deliberately crossed out, likely reflecting changing attitudes to the papacy and the cult of saints during the English Reformation.

Parsons family records

File contains records pertaining to the affairs of the Parsons Family, who likely resided in Southern England. File contains wills and testaments, a family registry, and a drawing of the heraldic crest of the Clapcott family, who were related to the Parsons through marriage.

John Russell correspondence

File contains correspondence related to land in the town of New Romney in Kent, and the tenants who occupied the land, whose owner may have been John Russell's employer. Correspondence is between John Russell and his likely employer, as well as Sir Edward Dering and others.

Bound yearbooks

File is a bound volume containing annual issues of the student yearbook, The Chinook. Yearbooks contain student, faculty, and campus photographs, information on sports teams, campus clubs, and social events, and student writing and artwork.

Bound calendars 1911-1923

File is a bound volume consisting of Mount Royal College academic calendars which contain information about the college, registration process, college governance, fees, and programs. Calendars are missing for the academic years 1914-1915, 1916-1917, 1917-1918, and 1920-1921.

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