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Charles Melville Pepper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2377
Overview This collection contains correspondence, publications, photographs, genealogical documents and miscellaneous souvenirs from the collection of Charles Melville Pepper. The bulk of the material pertains to his travels and research in Latin America. The material dates between 1800-1945.
Dates: 1800-1945

Dr. Robert King and Deena Barlev Holy Land stereoscope cards

 Collection
Identifier: MS2243
Abstract This collection contains stereoscopic images of locations and scenes of the Holy Land and Palestine. The stereoscope cards date from 1896-1904. Several of the sets of stereoscopic images have descriptions of their subject printed on the back of the card, though some simply have a location or no additional information. A few of the stereoscope cards are numbered, corresponding to the book, Palestine through the Stereoscope, which provides a description and additional information.
Dates: 1896-1904

Henry Percy Litchfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2119
Abstract Collection contains translations of German works, drafts of Litchfield's book The Franco-German War of 1870; unpublished works on the topics of European history, the U.S. presidents, religion, and other topics in English, German, French, and Italian; and journals dated 1864-70 and 1877-84 covering his extensive European travel, family matters, and social life. In addition, the collection contains a description, dated 1875, of Gracehill, the family home in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Dates: 1865-1984

Johannes Adam Simon Oertel papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2138
Abstract Johannes Adam Simon Oertel (1823-1909) an artist and Episcopal clergyman spend the last eighteen years of his life near Washington, D.C. painting and serving as assistant rector of the Church of the Incarnation, Washington, D.C. He had a studio in the Corcoran Building in Washington. He usually painted religious subjects. Collection contains a diary, newspaper articles, poems, letters, and images. The material dates from 1867-1909.
Dates: 1856-1909

Marian Herr Holbrook scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0066-MS
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook created by Marian Herr Holbrook during her time as a student at the Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The scrapbook has photographs, pamphlets, newspaper articles, brochures and a graduation program. The scrapbook dates 1953-1954 and covers primarily a European trip taken by Marian and some of her Mount Vernon classmates.
Dates: 1953 June -1954 June

Samuel Halperin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2236
Abstract This collection contains original and reproductions of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts of the Holy Land and Europe, cartographic catalogues, and various resources for cartographic collection. The materials date from 1683-2007. The majority of the lithographs were published in the 1830s and 1840s, while the cartographic catalogues are from the 20th Century. The lithographs were produced by noted artists David Roberts, J.M.W. Turner, and others. In the past, Dr. Samuel Halperin has donated...
Dates: 1486-2007

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