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Philip Mills Arnold Papers, 1477-1981

Collection Overview

Title: Philip Mills Arnold Papers, 1477-1981

Predominant Dates:1477-1981

ID: MS/MS/ms006

Creator: Arnold, Philip Mills. American businessman and collector.

Extent: 39.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 06/05/1979

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection, perhaps the most diverse and comprehensive of all the Washington University Libraries Special Collections, brings together a broad range of materials dealing with or exemplifying the nature and characteristics of communication. Placing particular emphasis on early printed materials that appeared at early stages of the development of interest in topics relevant to semeiology, the Arnold Collection had especially strong holdings in the fields of cryptography, artificial memory, decipherment of unknown languages, early development sin stenography, Braille, deaf and mute languages, and various forms of nonverbal communication.

Complementing the more than 2,000 volume in the Arnold book collection that forms the largest component of the Semiology Collection is a small, yet select, group of manuscripts and printed ephemera, including materials relating to cryptography, sign languages, telegraphy, accounting, paleography, mnemonics, philosophy, stenography, and other topics.

The sign languages section contains numerous single printed sheets from the nineteenth century depicting different systems for deaf-mute communication in many languages, probably published as teaching aids. The three items on telegraphy emphasize its use for the military, focusing on secretly communicating sensitive offers for maneuvers. Items included in the Accounting and Paleography sections demonstrate the variety of early forms of alternative numerological systems and alternative scripts, both of which indicate that communication is based on an ever-changing use of various signs.

An important work on mnemonics, Raymond Lull’s Ars demonstrativa et ars brevis, highlights this curious and frequently mystical system of logic, metaphysics, and the intricate workings of the communicating mind. Manuscripts depicting many of the thousands of separate languages of the world are also included in the collection, mostly relying on biblical texts to illustrate the complex nature of human communication. One other example of alternative means of communicating is a shorthand version of the Psalms.

Finally, included as an illustration of the early evaluation of printing, are 52 specimens of early typography, dating from 1477 to 1674. Taken as a whole, the manuscript collection reveals the interdisciplinary nature of semeiology and reflects the eclectic range of Arnold’s important collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Source: Gift of Philip Mills Arnold

Acquisition Method:

Accession number 1488. Gift of Philip Mills Arnold, June 5, 1979

Accession number 1492. Gift of Philip Mills Arnold, June 6, 1979

Accession number 1730. Gift of Philip Mills Arnold, July 1, 1987

Accession number 22953. Gift of Philip Mills Arnold, February 12, 1990

Preferred Citation: Name of the Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Cryptography, 1531-1834Add to your cart.
5 items
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Juan Caramuel Lobkowitz, Steganographiae nec non Claviculae Salomonis Germani, Ioannis Trithemii, abbatis Spanheimensis ordinis S. Benedicti (quae hucusque à nemine intellectae, à multis fuerunt condemnatae, & necromantiae notâ inustae) genuina, facilis, dilucidaque declaratio : ex quâ constabit liquido omnia ea quae author in iis libris promittit, effectum habere infallibilia securissimum, huncque nullo modo à pactu aliquo, aut superstitione dependentem, sed à principiis, & naturalibus causis necessaria sequela dimanantem / a Ioanne Caramuel L. sacrae theologiae professore Cist. in Trithemii apólysin summo studio, summo dispendio temporis concinnabatur ; opus sanè hucusque ab inpioribus creditum inpossibile, à sanctioribus, qui mores, vitam, scriptaque Trithemij venerantur, peroptatum, Cabalaeae doctrinae theoricis ditissimum secretis ; nec non doctoribus theologis, expositoribus, Hebr[a]eosophis, Latinis, humanae criositatis studiosis, regibus, principibus, omnibusque qui litterarum, vel fortunae eminentias obcupant perennè necessarium, [1635]Add to your cart.

Published: Coloniae Agrippinae : Typis Egmondanis, sumptibus auctoris, anno M. DC. XXXV [1635]. 48 unnumbered pages, 158 pages : illustrations; 19 cm. Rebound in modern half-leather over marbled paper-covered boards; spine ruled and lettered in gold over red leather panels. Title page signed "A.J. Odell." Final page has approbations and errata.

A vindication of Trithemius's controversial text on cryptography, Steganographia, which was placed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum for supposed allusions to witchcraft. Caramuel decoded some of Trithemius's previously unsolved ciphers and argued for the utility of coded writing in protecting state or business secrets. Includes Book 1 of Trithemius's text along with Caramuel's commentary.

Caramuel Lobkowitz was a Spanish theologian (1606-1682). He had a varied career, serving Emperor Ferdinand III, Pope Alexander VII, and occupied some of the highest positions in the Cistercian concerns, with secret correspondences and means to communicate by hidden indications, the invocation of spirits, writing explained by code, etc.

Transferred to Rare Books Z103.T84 C37 1635

Folder 2: Ceffis Moisé, Invenzione di cifre di me, undatedAdd to your cart.

Photocopy of autograph manuscript from microfilm, unbound. Original held in Fabayan Collection, Library of Congress. Ciphers developed by an Italian captain for secret communication between princes and potentates. Includes keys to ciphers. Brief text in Italian translated into English and typed out opposite text.

Located in oversize.

Folder 3: Sir Henry Spelman, Archaismus graphic[us] : manuscript / ab Henr: Spelmano conscriptus in usum filiorum suorum 1606 ; Jo Fitzwilliam ... transcribi curavit a[nno], 1684Add to your cart.

1 volume (67 leaves, 8 blank leaves) : paper ; 29 x 22 cm. Produced in Cambridge, England. Uniform title: Glossarium archaiologicum. Selections. 1684. Other title: Archaismus graphicus ab Henr: Spelmano conscriptus in usum filiorum suorum 1606. Archaismus graphic ab Henr: Spelmano conscriptus in usum filiorum suorum 1606. Title transcribed from title page. "Jo Fitzwilliam [est?] Cod. MSS in Bibliotheca Col. Cor. Christ. apud Cantabrig extante, ope & amicitia G Spencer ejus[dt?]e socÿ transcribi curavit Ao 1684. Reddenda e[st] ra[ti]ö villica[ti]ö[n]is." In another hand: "Viroptmus [meus?] mihi legavit. Tho. Smith." Brown and black ink on laid paper. Pages ruled in red, with page numbers and heading letters in red. Interleaved. Some entries possibly in Smith's hand. Binding: Full calf; spine has five raised bands, lettered in gold in the second compartment from top, with year 1606 stamped in bottom compartment; spine stamped in gold and blind; covers single-ruled in gold, with blind-tooled edges.

Bound manuscript dictionary of Latin abbreviations to assist legal scholars in decoding documents relating to the early history of law. It was first published as part I of Henrici Spelmanni Equit. Anglo-brit. Archaeologus (London : John Beale, 1626) and later reissued as Glossarium Archaiologicum (London : Alice Warren, 1664).

Scribe John Fitzwilliam D.D. (died 1699) was an English nonjuring divine educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. He continued at Magdalen as a scholar, librarian, and lecturer in music, later serving as a family chaplain and tutor to prominent patrons, including the Duke of York (afterward James II) and his daughter, the future Queen Anne. After James was deposed in the revolution of 1688, Fitzwilliam refused to pledge loyalty to the new monarchs, William and Mary. He bequeathed his voluminous library to Magdalen College, with some volumes also going to the Bodleian Library.

Thomas Smith (June 3, 1638-May 11, 1710) was an English scholar, expelled Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, and non-juring divine. He was elected vice-president of Magdalen in 1682 and became bursar of the college four years later. However, his fellowship was revoked after the revolution of 1688, when, like his friend John Fitzwilliam, he refused to swear fealty to King William and Queen Mary. In later life, he managed the manuscripts of the Cotton Library and was often consulted on the formation of libraries. Most of his books and manuscripts passed through Thomas Hearne to the Bodleian Library.

Transferred to Rare Books PA2889 S725 1684 4o

Folder 4: System of Symbols, circa 1834Add to your cart.
Autograph notes. Note accompanying the manuscript indicates that it was from a group of drawings from the granddaughter of General Henry Clinton, probably circa 1834.
Folder 5: Johannes Trithemius, Steganographia: photocopy of manuscript, 1953-1982Add to your cart.

Bound photocopy of 8 manuscripts, in 2 unidentified hands, from microfilm (negative); with additional page tipped in at front describing contents and noting missing pages. Pages numbered in original manuscript, possibly by a later hand. Added leaf numbering in pencil on versos. Printed on rectos only. Leaves 129v-143v and 146r-146v missing. 1 volume (147 numbered pages); 23 x 20 cm. Full navy library buckram; spine stamped and lettered in gold. In Latin and German. Given to Philip Mills Arnold by the Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, Vatican Film Library Collection.

Original manuscript dates from approximately 1618. With: Picatrix (excerpt dated 1568) -- Theophrasti Paracelsi Libri 7: de coena Domini ad Clementem Septim. Pont. Romanum. Aō 1530 (incepi describere 23. jun aō 1618; finis Brÿnnae 13 8br A1618) -- Arcani artificiosissimi aperta arca, das ist, Der allergrösten und künstlichsten Geheimnüssen der Natur eröffneter und ofstehender Kasten (excerpt, 1617) -- Spiritus ex sal. urinae -- Aqua salis -- Ex lib. experimentorum Trithemi (excerpt) -- [Alchemical recipe].

Steganographia (written 1499; published 1606) is a book on cryptography and steganography, containing examples of 55 different ciphers, alchemical formulas, and various methods of encoding messages. It was suspected of promoting witchcraft and placed on the Church's Index Librorum Prohibitorum from 1609 to 1900. This manuscript also includes excerpts from works by other authors on magic, astrology, and alchemy.

Johannes Trithemius (February 1, 1462-December 13, 1516) was an abbot, lexicographer, cryptographer, and occultist active in the German renaissance.

Transferred to Rare Books Z103 T84S 1618a

Series 2: Sign Languages, 1679-1836Add to your cart.
21 items. Many are located in oversize.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 6Add to your cart.
Item 1: Alphabet-Manual Allemand-Francais, UndatedAdd to your cart.

(1 page) Published in Strasbourg. Lithograph by E. Simon.

Located in oversize.

Item 2: Alphabet-Manuel Anglais, UndatedAdd to your cart.

(1 page) Published in Strasbourg. Lithograph by E. Simon.

Located in oversize.

Item 3: Alphabet zur Hand, Undated.Add to your cart.

(1 page) Includes explanation of chart.

Located in oversize.

Item 4: Alphabeto Manuale de Sordi-muti, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 5: Az egyes betük kézi j ejelése, Undated.Add to your cart.

(1 page) For Magyar.

Located in oversize.

Item 6: Das ABC der Taubstummen, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 7: Louis Du Vignan de Lissandre, Lettres muettes ou la maniere de faire l’amour en Turquie sans scavoir [sic] ny lire ny escrire, 1679Add to your cart.
(62 pages) Bound Auto mss. Published in Constantinople. Text and tables describing language system for the mute. May be related to the work by Du Vignan listed on p. 4 of Part II of David Shulman, An Annotated Bibliography of Cryptography (New York: Garland Publishing, 1976). These broadsheets were probably used as instruction guides in 19th century European schools for the deaf and mute. They include guides for use in English, French, German, Hungarian, and Russian.
Item 8: Einhändiges Alphabet and Zweihändiges Alphabet, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 9: Hand Alphabet für die Taubstimmen, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 10: Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen, 1821Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 11: Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen, 1836Add to your cart.

(1 page) From the K. K. Taubstummen Insitut in Vienna. Drawn and lithographed by Philipp Krippel.

Located in oversize.

Item 12: Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen, Undated.Add to your cart.

(1 page) Published in Vienna.

Located in oversize.

Item 13: Handalphabet des Taubstummen, Undated.Add to your cart.

(1 page) Drawn by J. Moherndl, lithographed by Ch. Fries, printed by J. Höfelichs.

Located in oversize.

Folder 7Add to your cart.
Item 1: The history of anatomy, from the earliest ages of the world till the founding of the School of Alexandria inclusively : autograph manuscript : Edinburgh October 23d 1751, 1751Add to your cart.

1 volume (40, 91 pages, approximately 250 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 21 x 17 cm. Published in Edinburgh, Scotland. Tile transcribed from the title page. Compiler unknown; possible initials [j st?] appear at head of title. Brown ink on laid paper. Full green-gray cloth; spine lettered in gold.

A compendium of excerpts from previously published works on the history of anatomy, surgery, and arithmetic (with word problems and solutions). At the end are a list of medicinal herbs and other pharmaceuticals; remedies for poison and snakebite devised by "the negroe Caesar" and copied from the Carolina gazette (May 1750); "The silent language by motion of hand," "Figure hand," and "Another hand" (taken from 'A new academy of complements'); and musings on the order of the books of the Bible (taken from 'A discourse concerning the gift of preaching' by John Wilkins).

Transferred to Rare Books R128.7 H47 1751

Item 2: Manual mit zwei Händen, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 3: Johann Morhard, Fingersprache der Taubstimmen, 1830.Add to your cart.

From the Taubstimmen Institut in Kamberg, Germany. Lithograph by E. Doerr. Published in Offenbach.

Located in oversize.

Item 4: Pyrhae Azdyka Tryxo, Undated.Add to your cart.

(1 page) For Russian.

Located in oversize.

Item 5: Taubstummen Alphabeth, 1803Add to your cart.

(1 page) Auto note in pencil at bottom notes this is for German and Hungarian. Lithograph by R. Hendrick.

Located in oversize.

Item 6: Untitled, September 1810.Add to your cart.

(1 page) Printed announcement for commencement exercised at the Konigbaierische Taubstummen Insitut in Freyling.

Located in oversize.

Item 7: Untitled, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Item 8: Untitled, Undated.Add to your cart.
(1 page) Located in oversize.
Series 3: Telegraphy, 1803-1812Add to your cart.
3 items
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Copie des ordres relatifs aux signaux : autograph manuscript, February 23, 1808 - April 17, 1812Add to your cart.

1 volume (56 unnumbered pages) : tables (some color) ; 26 x 19 cm. Produced in France, February 23, 1808 to April 17, 1812. Title transcribed from caption. Brown ink on laid watermarked paper. First and last leaf blank; 4 leaves removed following page 22, 1 leaf removed following page 38. Includes color flag-signal charts: "Armée Navale de la Méditerranée aux ordres de Monsieur Le Vice amiral Allemand" and "Armée Navale de la Méditerranée aux ordres de Monsieur le Vice-amiral Emériau"; several tables of flag-signaling exercises (1 color); and 4 leaves of tables to calculate ships' distance based on mast height and angle. Bound; lacking wrappers.

Anonymous codebook and journal detailing French military telegraphic codes, past and current usage, and possible improvements. Communication systems described include signal cannon, flags, and flares. Text also includes excerpts from military orders and correspondence registers.

Transferred to Rare Books V285 F8 C67 1808

Folder 9: William Goddard of Chatham, Observations strictures & remarks on telegraphic correspondence : autograph manuscript signed, November 24, 1803Add to your cart.

1 volume (32 unnumbered leaves) : illustrations, tables ; 27 x 19 cm + 2 partial tables laid in. Published in Chatham, England, November 24, 1803. Title transcribed from title page. Brown and red ink on laid paper. Rear free endpaper has mounted volvelle. Signed at end: "W. Goddard, Chatham, the 24th November 1803. Printed signals for ships of war; another manuscript "compiled and arranged by William Goddard, late secretary to Sir Thomas Pasley, Bart"; Signals Collection, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Binding: Full red morocco; spine stamped in gold and ruled in six compartments, five with center floral medallions, top with crest of the Earl of Munster; covers single-ruled with decorative leaf-pattern; gold-stamped borders and turn-ins; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Has bookplates of the Earl of Munster, Prince William Henry (later King William IV), and Col. Fitz Clarence. Accompanied by 2 small slips with additional tables in Goddard's hand, originally laid in at leaf [29]. Accompanied by 3 sheets of notes (by P.M. Arnold?) with biographical information on the Earls of Munster, William Marsden, and John Jervis, Earl of St. Vincent (originally laid in at front).

The manuscript lays out Goddard's proposal for a new telegraphic signaling system, one that used coded sentences instead of relying solely on letter-by-letter spelling, thereby improving the speed and accuracy of communications in battle. The proposal includes numeric and alphabetical charts, illustrations of a portable telegraphic apparatus, and a volvelle to decipher messages. It also chronicles Goddard's attempts to present his idea to the Admiralty Board of the British Navy through various channels, with little success. Goddard devotes several pages to his frustrating encounter with Secretary William Marsden, a skeptic "bigoted to the spelling alphabet" who haughtily refused him an audience with Admiral Earl St. Vincent. Admiral John Markham was also not persuaded by Goddard's recommendations despite a face-to-face meeting, deeming the current telegraph system adequate and balking at the possible expense of a change.

William Goddard (1764?-August 10, 1805) joined the Royal Navy at a young age. He saw action in various battles against the French; as purser aboard HMS Bellerophon during the "Glorious First of June" victory in 1794, he experienced firsthand the vital importance of accurate signaling between ships, especially in foggy or otherwise adverse weather conditions. Unfortunately, his innovations to telegraphic communication fell on deaf ears among the naval establishment of his time. Goddard was killed in battle aboard HMS Phoenix on August 10, 1805.

Transferred to Rare Books V285 G7 G63 1803

Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Antonio da Silveria Pinto da Fonseca, Jornal da correspondencia official, estabelecida por ordem de Sua Alteza Real entre o Palacio de Quelluz, e a Torre de S. Julião da Barra, e sustentada pelo telegrapho volante militar, inventado e construido : autograph manuscript signed / por Antonio da Silveira Pinto da Fonseca Teixeira, Moço Fidalgo com Exercicio, e Teniente Coronel de Milicias, anno del 1803, December 28, 1803Add to your cart.

1 volume (21 unnumbered pages, 5 blank pages) : tables ; 22 x 19 cm. Title transcribed from title page. Final page dated "Lisboa 28 de Dezembro de 1803" and signed "Antonio da Silveira Pinto de Fon.ca." Bound manuscript; text arranged in columns; brown ink on laid paper. Produced in Lisbon, Portugal.

In Portuguese; dedication "À Son Altesse Roÿalle le Duc de Sussex" and signed "A. de Silveira" is written in French. Engraved armorial bookplate of the Duke of Sussex. Bound in contemporary navy silk; marbled endpapers.

Text intended to promote Antonio da Silveira Pinto de Fonseca's method of securely transmitting official correspondence. Presents 61 messages sent by military telegraph between the Palace of Queluz and the Fort of São Julião da Barra, dated from December 8 to December 18, 1803. Each message includes a cipher, translation, and observations.

Antonio da Silveria Pinto da Fonseca (1770-1858; "Teixeira" eventually dropped from his name) was a lieutenant-colonel in the Portuguese militia when he became interested in the military applications of telegraphy. He went on to fight in the Liberal Revolution of Porto in 1820, serving as vice-president of the provisional government, and was eventually named Viscount of Canelas.

Augustus Frederick (1773-1843), the first Duke of Sussex, was known as a bibliophile who eventually amassed a vast and varied library.

Transferred to Rare Books UG595 P67 F66 1803

Series 4: Accounting and Geometry, 1775-1816Add to your cart.
3 items
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 11: P. Antonio Falaborri Fiorent, Geometria pratica : necessaria per l'avanzamento nelle scienze e nell'arti a ogni ceto di persone : dal medesimo corredata delle tavole delle tangenti de'logaritmi de num., e d'altre utilissime : autograph manuscript / del P. Antonio Falaborri Fiorent[in]o, 1816Add to your cart.

Bound autograph manuscript comprising a theoretical and practical guide to the use of geometry. Includes basic propositions and theorems and demonstrates principles that can be applied to building, drafting, and painting. Numerous geometric figures and illustrations.

Produced in Florence, Italy (?). 1 volume (approximately 189 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 24 x 18 cm. Title transcribed from title page. On title page, statement of responsibility precedes phrase beginning "dal medesimo corredata." "L'autore steso scriveva l'anno 1816." Brown ink on hand-ruled laid paper. Title page within decorative inked frame, printed in red and black. Title followed by Latin quote from the Book of Wisdom and Christogram. Binding: Contemporary half vellum over marbled paper-covered boards; hand-lettered spine; all edges green. Inside front cover signed: "William C. Beckman."

Transferred to Rare Books QA445 F35 1816

Folder 12: Tobias Hirn, Progresionis, das andere Büch : autograph manuscript signed, 1775Add to your cart.

1 volume (189 pages) : charts ; 21 x 18 cm. Produced in Austria (?). Title transcribed from title page. Bound autograph manuscript; brown ink on laid paper; pages within double rules. 64 numbered leaves, with foliation in upper recto corners. Leaves 62 and 63 blank, followed by 8 unnumbered blank leaves, 4 unnumbered leaves of informal notes, and final page spread (leaf 64). Chapter headings in calligraphic lettering with arabesque flourishes; some color. Author's name and year in a square surrounded by arabesques on page facing final leaf. Chiefly in German, with some Latin. Full contemporary brown speckled calf; spine has four raised bands, compartment divisions stamped in blind; all edges red.

A guide to accounting, mathematics, and numerology, consisting mostly of test problems and examples.

Transferred to Rare Books HF5661 H57 1775

Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Tobias Hirn, Vorbereithung zu der quadrat Rechnung, 1776Add to your cart.
(344 pages) Bound Auto ms. Guide to accounting, using squares and cubes, algebraic equations, cryptography, geometry, measurements, and their practical use in bookkeeping, chart and graph making, and building construction.
Series 5: Paleography - Writing, 1664-1835Add to your cart.
7 items
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Cartas famaliares de Marcos Tulio Cicero, traduzidas em Castellano : manuscript, 1664Add to your cart.

1 volume (209 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 22 x 16 cm. Produced in Spain (?). Title transcribed from title page. Text copied out in at least three different hands from Los deziseis libros delas epistolas o cartas de M. Tulio Ciceron vulgarmente llamadas familiares / traduzidas de lengua latina en castellana por el dotor Pedro Simon Abril (first published in Madrid, 1589). Brown ink on laid paper. Includes one decorated calligraphic heading and one tailpiece. Some cancellations, emendations, and marginalia present. Scribes unknown. Originally acquired by Philip Mills Arnold as an example of period handwritting. Quarter brown leather over brown treated book cloth[?]; speckled edges.

Transferred to Rare Books PA6315 S8 E65 1664

Folder 15: Giovanni Battista Palatino, Libro di M. Giovambattista Palatino cittadino romano : nelqual s'insegna à scriuer ogni sorte lettera, antica & moderna, di qualun que natione, con le sue regole, & misure, & essempi : et con vn breve et vtil discorso de le cifre, [1550]Add to your cart.

128 unnumbered pages (the last 2 blank) : illustrations, portrait ; 21 cm (quarto). Published in Roma in Campo di Fiore : Per Antonio Blado asolano, il mese di agosto M.D.L. [1550]. Edition: Riueduto nuouamente, & corretto dal proprio autore : con la givnta di qvindici tavole bellissime. Imprint from colophon. Papal permission dated 1540, the year of the 1st ed. Palatino's dedication dated 1545 (A4v), and a number of the pages bear dates of 1540 or 1545. The present ed. is a re-issue of that of 1548; letterpress pages have been reset; see Bonacini. Signatures: A-H⁸ (H8 blank). Woodcut port. of author on t.p. The pages displayng the chancery hand and the various alphabets are printed from woodcut blocks. "Sonetto figurato" (sonnet in rebus), F6v-F8r. Full-page cut of writing implements, G8v. Moth/flame emblem, H7v. Historiated initials. Full brown mottled stiff paper wrappers. Imperfect; lacking leaves B8, E3-E7, G7-G8, H1-H8. Duplicate leaves D3-D5, D8-E1 laid in.

Palatino was know as the “calligrapher’s calligrapher,” and his work went thorugh numerous editions. These random samplings demonstrate how well known his work was, and the broad interest in his calligraphy as an example to emulate.

Tranferred to Rare Books: Z43 A3 P3 1550 c.2

Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 16: J. (Johannes) Teesfen, Verzameling van schriften en anderen oefeningen voor het examen : gehouden den 9 November 1831 : autograph manuscript signed, 1827-1831Add to your cart.

2 volumes (37, 86 pages) : color decorations, color map, music ; 33-44 cm. Published in Amsterdam between 1827 and 1831. Title transcribed from title page. Title page in several calligraphic scripts, with geometric decorated color frame. Each page spread signed and dated by J. Teessen in Amsterdam. Pages apparently prepared by Teessen over the course of five years of study, in preparation for exams. Chiefly in Dutch, with some sections in German and English. Half burgundy leather over brown marbled paper-covered boards; spine stamped in gold. Volume 1: 44 cm. Volume 2: 33 cm. Has engraved bookplate of A.G. De Bruyn (both volumes).

Two bound volumes of calligraphy samples in a variety of contexts. Contains passages copied from textbooks, musical scores, orthographic tables, business correspondence samples, accounting ledgers, and decorated alphabets, as well as a color map of the "Pays-Bas."

Transferred to Rare Books Z43 T44 1831 fol. v.1 and Z43 T44 1831 fol. v.2

Folder 17: William Coham Turner, 1835-1838Add to your cart.
(3 items) Calligraphy samples texts of proverbial sayings, probably Turner’s own. Turner taught at Commercial and Mathematical School, Barnstable, England (May 27-31, 1836). Sewn Auto ms., 7 pages, (Mid-summer 1835). Sewn Auto ms., 9 pages, (Nov. 14-28, 1838). Sewn Auto ms., 14 pages
Folder 18: Ethiopic prayer books : manuscript, 1800s?Add to your cart.

1 volume (134 unnumbered pages) : vellum ; 14 x 9 cm + 1 booklet (29 unnumbered pages ; 6 x 5 cm). Produced in Ethiopia (?). Title supplied by cataloger. Manuscript on vellum in 9 quires and at least 9 different hands, possibly comprising separate texts. Text in single column, with varying number of lines per page. Some quires have scored vertical and horizontal lines. Prickings visible in outer margins. Text in black ink, with some words and phrases in red. Some annotations in pencil. Some words marked out. Small booklet on vellum bound in at back, inside folded vellum leaf with crude pencil notations. Bound in split wood boards; coptic chain stitching on 4 sewing stations.

Chiefly prayers to the Virgin Mary. In Ethiopic (Ge'ez script).

Transferred to Rare Books BX137 A2 1800z

Series 6: Mnemonics, 1516Add to your cart.
1 item
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Raymond Lull (1232-1315), Ars demonstrativa et ars brevis., 1516Add to your cart.
(200 pages) Bound Auto ms. Two colophons, one on K6 (calendris februaris 1516) and one on M4 (February 10, 1516). Memory wheels, text figures on memory and mnemonics. Lull was born in Mallorca and was one of the most prolific writers of his time. He composed his texts in Arabic, Catalan, and Latin. The Ars demonstrativa (1282-1285) is a simplified version of his elaborate ideas on Art; it details a system he devised to be used both as a logic and as a metaphysic. He was unique in ascribing letters instead of numbers to the symbolic elements in his syllogistic systems and for combining these with geometric figures. His work is based on the numerology of the 7 planets and the 12 signs of the Zodiac, divine symbols that influenced the elemental patterns of nature. The Ars brevis (1308) is a lesser, philosophical work. Lull was influenced by medieval Platonism and the Cabala, and in turn influenced the work of Giordorna Bruno and Pasqual. The Ars brevis was first published in Raymundi Lullii e Opera, 1609, Argentorati, Lazari Zetzneri, and theArs demonstrativa was first published in Opera Omnia, Mainz, 1721-1742, as Vols. III and IV.
Series 7: Language - Philosophy - Philology, 1838-1855Add to your cart.
5 items
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Folder 20: C. F. H., Charaden, Rathsel, Logogryphen, Homonymen, Anagramen : autograph manuscript, 1838Add to your cart.

1 volume (239 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 25 x 21 cm. Produced in Bratislava, Slovakia. Title and statement of responsibility transcribed from title page. "Erste Sam[m]lung." Place of production given as "Pressburg." Creator unidentified. Autograph manuscript in cursive script; brown ink on laid paper; each page single-ruled by hand on three sides, in pencil. Quarter plain brown over blue paper wrappers; spine lettered by hand.

Collection of cryptic charades, riddles, word puzzles, homonyms, palindromes, and anagrams, chiefly in rhyme, each followed by solution.

Transferred to Rare Books PN6373 C44 1838

Folder 21: Giovanni Dacus, Il Paternoster in varie lingue e scritture : autograph manuscript, 1855Add to your cart.

1 volume (151 unnumbered leaves, 50 blank leaves, 4 leaves of plates) : illustrations ; 23 x 17 cm. Produced in Rome, Italy (?). Title transcribed from title page. Dedication page: "All' Illustrissimo e Rever[issi]mo Monsignore Paolo Brunoni, Vicario Apostolico dell Imperial Città di Costantinopoli, Giovanni Dacus, alumno del Ven: Coll: Urb: de Prop: Fide qual figlio obbediente e diletto Questo libro delle varie lingue. D. [G.?] D." Each geographic section preceded by steel-engraved plate depicting a Biblical scene, and followed by blank leaves. Full brown morocco; spine and covers stamped in gold with floral motifs; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Rear free endpaper recto has penciled note: "Morton, S.L. Ser. II."

Album containing the Lord's Prayer written out in the various languages of Asia, Europe, Africa, and America. Each page illustrated with a decorative frame, sometimes evoking the language or associated culture. Each script done in stylized calligraphy. Languages include Kurdish, Phoenician, Chaldaean, Tibetan, Coptic, various European dialects, Native American languages, and Egyptian hieroglyphics (among many others).

Giovanni (or Joannes) Dacus (December 1, 1837-March 30, 1900) was born in Constantinople and entered the Collegium Urbanum de Propaganda Fide in Rome on July 16, 1853, at the age of 15. In the course of his theological studies, he created this multilingual book, possibly as an exercise in calligraphy or philology. Dacus graduated June 29, 1859 with the title of Acolyte. He went on to serve as a secular clergyman in the Cathedral of Constantinople for over thirty years; upon his death, he was remembered for his jovial nature and work with the poor.

Transferred to Rare Books P351 D33 1885

Folder 22: Photographs of leaves from Blaise de Vigenères’ Traicté des chiffres, Undated.Add to your cart.
Contains Chinese and Japanese characters.
Folder 23: C.S. (Charles Stokes) Dudley, Specimens of sixty-five out of the one hundred and sixty-four versions of the Holy Scriptures printed or promoted by the British & Foreign Bible Society : autograph manuscript and printed text, circa 1848?-1862Add to your cart.

Album with pages from Bibles in various languages pasted in. Neatly printed handwritten captions on opposite pages give the language and geographic distribution.

Accompanied by several leaves from 'The Bible of every land,' first published by Samuel Bagster & Sons in 1848, including a list of languages, two color maps, and specimen pages of languages not included in the original album (perhaps meant to be added later). Manuscript note inside front cover (in another hand): "Bought of a butcher at Raunds for [51-?], who had purchased it in a lot of odd volumes at a farmer's sale. From the unanimous testimony of his family, the writing is in the hand of Mr. Stokes Dudley, formerly one of the District Secretaries of the B. & F. Bible Society. Wm Major Paull, Leamington, June 15th 1877." Binding: Quarter textured brown cloth over black, red, and tan plaid-patterned paper-covered boards; cover has a printed paper label. Accompanied by 7 leaves detached from another publication, originally laid in at back. 1 volume (approximately 66 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 28 x 23 cm + 7 laid in leaves

Charles Stokes Dudley (September 18, 1780-November 4, 1862) was the eldest son of Mary Stokes Dudley, a Quaker minister. Born and raised in Ireland, Charles went into business in England at the age of 17. He became involved in the British & Foreign Bible Society's Southwark auxiliary in 1810, and spent most of his adult life traveling the country on the Society's behalf, organizing and shepherding other auxiliary branches. In 1821 he wrote 'An analysis of the system of the Bible Society,' a large volume of historical background and guidance on establishing and maintaining auxiliary branches.

The British and Foreign Bible Society was founded in England in 1804 to encourage "wider circulation and use" of the Scriptures. It remains a non-denominational charity organization, dedicated to making the Bible available in all corners of the world.

Transferred to Rare Books P352 D83 1848 4o

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Folder 24: Traitté des poids, des monoyes et des chifres qui etoient en vsage chez les Hebreux, les Grecs et chez les Romains pour seruir a l'intelligence des anciens auteurs : autograph manuscript, circa 1750-1780?Add to your cart.

1 volume (4 blank leaves, 119 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 47 blank leaves) : illustrations, charts ; 22 x 17 cm. Produced in France (?) between circa 1750 and 1780 (?). Title transcribed from caption. Brown ink on laid paper. With marginalia and chapter headings. Includes index (alphabetical "Table," pages 113-117); index entries lack corresponding page numbers. In accompanying note, former owner Philip Mills Arnold remarks that little of the material in the manuscript is original and gives the source of a chart and some figure symbols as Pierio Valeriano's 'Hieroglyphica' (1556). Compiler/scribe unknown. Binding: Full vellum; manuscript title on spine. Accompanied by P.M. Arnold's explanatory note, originally laid in at front.

Manuscript intended as a reference for scholars of antiquity. The compiler draws from various sources with the aim of correcting the considerable errors and faults in even the best translations on the subject of the weights, currencies, and numbering systems of the Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans.

Transferred to Rare Books QC84 T73 1750z

Series 8: Stenography, UndatedAdd to your cart.
1 items
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Psalms in shorthand : autograph manuscript, circa 1680 - 1725(?)Add to your cart.

1 volume (223 unnumbered pages) : paper ; 93 x 76 mm. Produced in England?, between circa 1680 and circa 1725?. Title from donor's description. Brown ink on ruled paper. Each page has four vertical and three horizontal rules printed in red. Text of Psalms in two columns. Final page has the Lord's Prayer written out in miniscule script and in shorthand. Binding: Full brown leather; spine has three raised bands, divided into four gold-stamped compartments; second compartment from top lettered in gold; covers tooled and triple-ruled in blind; all edges speckled red.

Anonymous shorthand transcription of the Psalms, done in the style of Thomas Shelton's 'The whole book of Psalms in meeter.'

Transferred to Rare Books BS1422 1700z min

Series 9: Specimens of Early Typography, 1477-1674Add to your cart.
52 items. Located in oversize.
Folder 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: 8. Deutsche Bible, 1480.Add to your cart.

Published by Anton Sorg in Augsburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 2: 13. Hochdentsche Bibel, 1507.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Hans Otmar in Augusburg,

Located in oversize.

Item 3: Agenda, ca. 1530.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Lebaldus Mayer in Dillingen.

Located in oversize.

Item 4: Angelus, Märkische Jahrgeschichten, 1598.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by J. Hartmann in Frankfurt am Oder.

Located in oversize.

Item 5: Augustinus, De civitatede, 1498-9Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Bonetus Locatellus in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 6: Bergomensis, Supplementum supplementi, cronicarum, 1506.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Georgius de Ruseonibus in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 7: Biblia Latina Hentenii, 1570.Add to your cart.

(2 pages)  Published by Amatus Tavernerius in Antwerp.

Located in oversize.

Item 8: Biblia latina, 1574.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Haeredes Beuilaguae in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 9: Brandenburgische Kirchenordnung, 1543.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Petreius in Nuremburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 10: Castellanuns, Rosario Mariae, 1522 or later.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by M. Sessa and P. di Rauani in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 11: M. T. Cicero, Orationes, 1527.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Jodocus Badius Ascensius in Paris.

Located in oversize.

Item 12: Caspar Creutziger, Kirchen-Postille Luthers, 1533.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Hans Kraff in Wittenberg.

Located in oversize.

Item 13: [Catechismus or Kinderpredigt], 1544.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Daubmann in Königsberg.

Located in oversize.

Item 14: Petrus de Natalibus, Catalogus sanctorum, 1545.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Jacobusgiveti in Lyon.

Located in oversize.

Item 15: Johann de Vanckel, Summarium, 1494.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by I. J. Koelhoff in Cologne.

Located in oversize.

Item 16: Johan Dietenberger, Katholische Bibel, 1564.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johan Quentals Erben and Gerwinus Calenius in Cologne.

Located in oversize.

Item 17: Horatius Flaccius, Öpera, 1498.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Grüninger in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 18: Fust & Schoeffer, Psalter, 1933.Add to your cart.

(1 page) Published by Cuneo Press, Inc. in Chicago, IL. 1456 original date, 1933 facsimile date.

Located in oversize.

Item 19: Galeni Isagogic libri in artem medicam, 1556.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Junta in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 20: Geiler von Keisersperg, Predigten zu Brants Narrenschiff, 1520.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Gruiniger in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 21: Graduate Monasterieuse, 1536.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Haro Alopecius in Cologne.

Located in oversize.

Item 22: Grisoni, Pferdebuch, 1608.Add to your cart.

Published in Augsburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 23: Caspar Hedion, Auserlesene Chronik, 1539.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Crafft Myller in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 24: Herodutus Halicarnensis, Book 9, 1537.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by M. Godefrid, Hittorpiji in Cologne.

Located in oversize.

Item 25: Hieronymus, Epistulae, 1508.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Jakob Saccon in Lyon.

Located in oversize.

Item 26: Hieronymus, Leben der Altväter, ca. 1477.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published in Strassburg. Anti-Christ Drucker.

Located in oversize.

Item 27: Augustinus Hippon, Sextus tonus operum, 1528.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Officina Forbeniana in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 28: Hortulus animae, 1506?Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Michael Furter in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 29: Hortulus animae, 1586.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Mayer in Dillingen.

Located in oversize.

Item 30: Kiedrich Psalter, Undated.Add to your cart.

(4 pages) Published by Farbwerke Hoechst in Hoechst, Germany. Modern facsimile.

Located in oversize.

Item 31: Kurtz bekentnis Di Marti Luthers vom heiligen Sacrament, 1544.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Hans Cufft in Wittenberg.

Located in oversize.

Item 32: Krantz, Wandala, 1519.Add to your cart.

Published by J. Sotar in Cologne.

Located in oversize.

Item 33: Leben der Heiligen, 1488.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Anton Koberger in Nuremberg.

Located in oversize.

Item 34: Leben der Heiligen, 1513.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Gruninger in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 35: Titus Liuius and Lucius Florus, Von Ankunfft und Ursprung des Römischen Reichs, 1575.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Theodor Rihel in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 36: F. Hector Pintus Lusitanus, Commentaria in Esaiam, 1561.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Theobaldus Paganus in Lyon.

Located in oversize.

Item 37: Luther-Bibel, 1674.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Christoph Endter in Nuremburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 38: Luther-Bibel, 1561.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Hans Luft in Wittenberg.

Located in oversize.

Item 39: Jacobi Machelli, Patrocinia Forensis, 1560.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johannes Rubens and Alexander Benacius in Bologna.

Located in oversize.

Item 40: Missale Romanum, 1631.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Balthasari Moreti in Antwerp.

Located in oversize.

Item 41: Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie, 1550.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Henriepetri in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 42: Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie, 1556.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Henriepetri in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 43: Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie, 1578.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Henriepetri in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 44: Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie, 1592.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Henriepetri in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 45: Postilla Guillermi, 1515.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Michael Furter in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Item 46: Reisch, Margarita philosophica, 1504.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Scott in Strassburg.

Located in oversize.

Item 47: Ringman,C. Julli des Ersten Römakeysers Beschreibung aller Kriege, 1565.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Peter Schmidt in Frankfurt am Main.

Located in oversize.

Item 48: Rüxner, Turnierbuch, 1566.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Georg Raben in Frankfurt am Main.

Located in oversize.

Item 49: Sacerdotale ad S. R. eccl. consuetudinem, 1587.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Junta in Venice.

Located in oversize.

Item 50: Stumpf, Schweizer Chronik, 1606.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Johann Wolf in Zurich.

Located in oversize.

Item 51: Untitled, 1558.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Lorenzo Torrentius in Florence.

Located in oversize.

Item 52: Gualtherius H. Rouius Vitruvius, Von der Architektur, 1575.Add to your cart.

(2 pages) Published by Henriepetri in Basel.

Located in oversize.

Series 10: Miscellany, 1633-1816Add to your cart.
5 items
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Untitled, Undated.Add to your cart.
Ephemera, hand-colored etching depicting Jesus on the cross, undated. Printed below picture “Consummatum Est,” It is finished. P. M. Arnold notes “I found this in an old book. I do not know if it is worth keeping as a piece of ephemera, but it looks to me as if it is quite old.”
Folder 27: M. S. Morris, Miscellaneous extracts 1816: autograph manuscript signed, December 6, 1816Add to your cart.

1 volume (3 unnumbered leaves, 6 unnumbered pages, 1 blank leaf, 209 pages, 1 blank page) 18 x 12 cm. Full tan leather; spine has four sets of double raised bands, stamped in gold and lettered in red in the second and fourth compartments; covers stamped in gold, black, and blind with two sets of gilt double rules; gilt patterned turn-ins; black and white headbands; aquamarine endpapers; all edges gilt.

Commonplace book of M.S. Morris, with poems by various authors, copied in clean script most likely from contemporary English literary journals. Authors are not named, but include Sir Walter Scott, Thomas Campbell, John Wolcot, Robert Burns, Anna Seward, Thomas Gray, Ralph Griffiths, and many others.

Transferred to Rare Books PR1222 M67 1816

Folder 28: Notes on the life and writings of the Jesuit Father Francesco Terzi Lana, patrician of Brescia: an extract from the series "Italian writers" by Count Giammaria Mazzuchelli, patrician of Brescia: with a letter from G. C(hiaramonti), citizen of Brescia, concerning the same Di Lana, the first inventor of a "flying boat," with other celebrated philosophers and mathematicians of Brescia: typescript, circa 1900-1930?Add to your cart.

Creator unknown. Typed in black and red ink on double leaves folded at the fore-edge; sewn into a pamphlet with white cord; glassine paper over covers. Summary of: Notizie intorno alla vita ed agli scritti del P. Francesco Terzi Lana Gesuita / del Sig. Ab. Giovanni Rodella con una lettera di Giambattista Chiaramonti intorno allo stesso P. Lana primo inventore della barca volante, ed agli altri più celebri filosofi e matematici Bresciani ; estratte dalla serie degli scrittori d'Italia del Conte Giammaria Mazzuchelli, patrizio Bresciano. In the journal: Nuova raccolta d'opuscoli scientifici e filologici (Venezia : Simone Occhi, 1784), tomo 40, pages 1-132. In glassine-covered paper wrappers; printed on double leaves. Lightly annotated (by P.M. Arnold?). 1 volume (1 blank page, 6 unnumbered pages, 1 blank page) : paper ; 22 x 18 cm. Writing style strongly suggests that the summary was translated from the Italian.

Summary of an article on Francesco Terzi Lana that appeared in the Venetian scientific journal Nuova raccolta d'opuscoli scientifici e filologici. The author describes the three sections of the article, comprising a letter from Brescian lawyer Giambattista Chiaramonti, notes by Abbot Giambattista Rodella, and passages from Lana's book Prodromo, dealing with the possibility of air travel in a "flying boat." The summary's author describes various 17th- and 18th-century theories on the invention of flying machines, "in view of the enthusiasm that still persists for balloons, especially since the venturesome crossing of the Channel," which puts the time of his writing around the end of the 18th century.

Francesco Terzi Lana (or Lana Terzi) (1631-February 22, 1687) was an Italian Jesuit priest, mathematician, naturalist and aeronautics pioneer. He developed an early conceptual plan for a vacuum airship. Lana also developed an early writing system for the blind that was eventually revised by Louis Braille.

Transferred to Rare Books TL516 N68 1900z

Folder 29: [Laurus Spolotanus, Joan Baptista], Untitled, 1633.Add to your cart.
(22 pages) Bound Auto ms. Latin text contains legal decrees concerning various rights. Names have been inscribed later in text in gilt lettering. Published in Perugia.
Folder 30: Three holograph leave originally laid in Institvtiones antiqvariae…by Everardo Audrich, Undated.Add to your cart.
Notes on the book. Two leaves laid in at page 129 and one leave laid in at page 161. From the library of Joseph Pelli, bearing his bookplate.
Folder 31: Typed letter signed, Author James Beattie to J. Godfrey Nicholls, concerning the origins of the Linear B language. Mentions the work of Michael Ventris, Florence Melian Stawell, and Alice Kober, 1957: February 5.Add to your cart.
Originally laid in A Clue to the Cretan Scripts by Florence Melian.
Folder 32: Get a Shopping Card! "The Bee Hive" L.S. Plaut & Co., Newark, NJ, [ca. 1900]Add to your cart.
Advertisment for an in-house, single payment shopping plan, perhaps a predecessor of the credit card. Also includes letter from Arnold explaining the origins of the item above. Accession 1488.
Folder 33: PhotocopiesAdd to your cart.
(20 items) Located in oversize.
Series 11: Microfilm, 1981Add to your cart.
11 items
Box 8Add to your cart.
Item 1: Microfilm from Austria, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, the British Library, Hess. Landesbibliothek Fudla, Walfenbuttel, Württembergische landesbib - Stuttgart, 1981Add to your cart.
11 rolls
Series 12: RealiaAdd to your cart.
Box 9-11.3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Astrolablum ClockAdd to your cart.

Purchased in 1970 from Gubelin.

Located in Special Collections reading room.

Item 2: BarographAdd to your cart.

Produced by Gradko International Limited.

Includes drawer of barogram readings from 1993.

Item 3: BarometerAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 11.1
Item 4: Bibliographical Collation ComputerAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 9.
Item 5: Cabinet, rosewood with burlwood facing on 12 drawersAdd to your cart.

(15"D x 21"Wx50"H) Custom constructed in Hong Kong in 1974.

Located in Special Collections reading room.

Item 6: Cap Rock Ranch by Alexander Hogue, framed lithograph,Add to your cart.
(18"W x 14"H) Located in oversize.
Item 7: Clock, Goldsmiths CompanyAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 10.
Item 8: Clock, GubelinAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 10.
Item 9: GlobeAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 9
Item 10: ObelisksAdd to your cart.
(2 items, 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 12" tall) Located in Box 11.1
Item 11: SilverwareAdd to your cart.

Reed & Barton. Engraved with letter "A"

Located Box 11.2

Item 12: TableAdd to your cart.
Located in exhibition space.
Item 13: Washington University Libraries Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection book plates printing blocksAdd to your cart.

(3 items, 4"x4.5", 3"x3.25", 2"x2.25") Made by Kindersley.

Located in Box 10.

Item 14: Clock, Gubelin. Green desktop styleAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 11.3
Item 15: Green marble paperweight with Chinese writingAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 11.3
Item 16: Image of Brookings Hall, Washington University in St. Louis, attached to a wooden block  and displayed upright by wooden pegAdd to your cart.
Located in Box 11.3
Series 13: Personal PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 31-32: Address booksAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: AwardsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellow award, 1972Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 2: The American Institute of Chemical Engineers certificate of membership, 1946Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 3: The American Institute of Chemists certificate of membership, 1968Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 4: Gas Processors Association Hanlon Award, 1975Add to your cart.
Located with Series XII. Realia, Box 10
Item 5: Gas Processors Association Hanlon Award Clock, 1975Add to your cart.
Located with Series XII. Realia, Box 10
Item 6: The Governor of the State of Oklahoma appointment as member of the governor's advisory committee on science and industry, 1988Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 7: National Academy of Engineering diploma, 1970Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 8: Southwest Chapter of the American Institute of Chemists Professional Recognition Award, 1971Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Item 9: Washington University Alumni Citation award, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 12-14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Card Catalogue FilesAdd to your cart.
Card catalogue records for Arnold's personal library.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Clippings and Photocopies - Book AdsAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Clippings and Photocopies - Cryptographie by Gaëtan Henri Léon Viaris. Published in "Le Génie Civil", 1888Add to your cart.
2 copies. Translation
Folder 36: Clippings and Photocopies - Cryptographie indéchiffrable by Emile Victor Théodore Myszkowski, 1902Add to your cart.
2 copies. Translation
Folder 37: Clippings and Photocopies - Japanese HiraganaAdd to your cart.
Folder 38-40: Clippings and Photocopies - MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 41-42: Clippings and Photocopies - Polygraphiae by Johannes TrithemiusAdd to your cart.
Box 17-18Add to your cart.
Folder 43-44: Clippings and Photocopies - SemeiologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 45: Clippings and Photocopies - Washington University Student Life, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Correspondence - Book Donations Other than Washington University, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 47-53: Correspondence - Cryptography, 1978-1990Add to your cart.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 54-55: Correspondence - Research Center for Language and Semiotic Studies, 1981-1983Add to your cart.
Box 19-26Add to your cart.
Folder 56-84: Correspondence - Washington University, 1956-1994Add to your cart.
Box 26Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Correspondence - Unidentified German letters with partial translationAdd to your cart.
Folder 86-87: Curriculum VitaeAdd to your cart.
Includes other professional information.
Folder 88-89: Education - Animal biology drawingsAdd to your cart.
Box 27Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Education - Navy, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Elementary Course in Cryptanalysis, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 91-92: Education - Plant biology drawingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 93: Education - Pyrolysis of Propane on Pilot Plant Scale, 1941Add to your cart.
Arnold's thesis for a master of science degree in chemical engineering from Washington University.
Folder 93.1: Education - Washington University bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering, 1932Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Folder 93.2: Education - Washington University master of science degree in chemical engineering, 1941Add to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Box 28Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Education - Washington University honorary doctorate, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 95: Education - Washington University honorary degree procedure guide, 1983Add to your cart.
Box 28-31Add to your cart.
Folder 96-106: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - A-ZAdd to your cart.
Box 31Add to your cart.
Folder 107: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Dawson, 1973-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 108: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Howes, 1973-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 109: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Mundo do Livro, 1973-1981Add to your cart.
Box 32Add to your cart.
Folder 110: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Quaritch, 1973-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 111: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Rosenthal, 1976-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 112: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Salloch, 1973-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 113: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Shulman, 1973-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 114: Financial Papers - Antiquarian Books - Stenderhoff, 1973-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 115: Financial Papers - Bookbinding - Bailey, 1973-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 116: Financial Papers - Bookbinding - Harcourt, 1978-1982Add to your cart.
Box 33Add to your cart.
Folder 117: Financial Papers - Bookbinding - Horton/Balloffet, 1969-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 118: Financial Papers - Bookbinding - Miscellaneous, 1956-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 119-120: Financial Papers - Bookbinding - Motter, 1976-1992Add to your cart.
Box 34Add to your cart.
Folder 121: Financial Papers - Long Delayed Books, 1973-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 122-123: Financial Papers - Miscellaneous Dealers A-ZAdd to your cart.
Folder 124: Financial Papers - Portuguese, 1954-1961Add to your cart.
Box 35Add to your cart.
Folder 125: Financial Papers - Scribners - Rizzoli, 1974-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 126: Financial Papers - Swiss Bank Corporation, 1967-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 127: Financial Papers - University Presses, 1972-1993Add to your cart.
Box 35-36Add to your cart.
Folder 128-129: JournalsAdd to your cart.
Box 36Add to your cart.
Folder 130-131: Paper SamplesAdd to your cart.
Folder 132: PatentsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Biaxially Oriented Plastic Film LaminateAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Blending Solid Olefin Polymers with RubberAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Catalytic PolymerizationAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Continuous Extractive Crystallization ProcessAdd to your cart.
Item 5: Continuous Fractional Crystallization ProcessAdd to your cart.
Item 6: Conversion of HyrdocarbonsAdd to your cart.
Item 7: Conversion of Ortho Tertiary Alkyl PhenolsAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Dealkylation of Alkyl PyridinesAdd to your cart.
Item 9: Hyrocardbon ConversionAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Laminates of Aluminum and Solid Polymers of 1-OlefinsAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Manufacture of Alkyl Sulfenyl TrithiocarbonatesAdd to your cart.
Item 12: Method and Apparatus for Forming a Biaxially Oriented Plastic Film LaminateAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Method of Heating Microbial CellsAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Method of Purifying Anhyrous Aluminum ChlorideAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Polymers of 1-Monoolefins and DodecatetraenesAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Primary and Secondary Alkyl Sulfenyl TrithiocarbonatesAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Process for Producing Carbon BlackAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Production of Alkenyl ThiophenesAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Production of Ethyl Alcohol and AlkylateAdd to your cart.
Item 20: Solvent Extraction SystemAdd to your cart.
Item 21: Treatment of HyrdocarbonsAdd to your cart.
Item 22: Treatment of HyrdocarbonsAdd to your cart.
Box 37Add to your cart.
Folder 133: Personal PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Beitrag zur Vulkanisation von Butadien/Styrol-Kautschuk durch Gamma-Bestrahlung, 1959Add to your cart.
(36 pages) Published in Kautschuk Und Gummi
Item 2: Contributor's Column, 1937Add to your cart.
(1 page) Published in The Bent of Tau Beta Pi, November 1937.
Item 3: Cycloversion Process for Catalytic Cracking, 1944Add to your cart.
(2 pages) Published in World Petroleum, 1944. Co-written by Bradley Skinner.
Item 4: Making Research and Development Effective, 1956Add to your cart.
(16 pages) Speech at the Arden House Industrial Research Conference.
Item 5: Modern Alchemy, 1971Add to your cart.
(5 pages) Published in The Chemist, April 1971.
Item 6: Olefin Production by Thermal Cracking of Isobutane, 1945Add to your cart.
(5 pages) Published in The Oil and Gas Journal, July 7, 1945.
Item 7: Petroleum Industry Shifts into High, 1950Add to your cart.
(3 pages) Published in C&EN Annual Review, 1950. Co-written by R.W. Thomas
Item 8: Refiners Embrace Petrochemicals, 1954Add to your cart.
(3 pages) Published in Chemical and Engineering News, Volume 32, 1954.
Item 9: Talk Given by P.M. Arnold in Phillips Officers' Dining Room, 1956Add to your cart.
(5 pages)
Item 10: Untitled paper, 1969Add to your cart.
(9 pages) Speech from the PTC Research Institute Annual Conference, June 5-6, 1969.
Item 11: What Management Expects from the Patent Department, 1973Add to your cart.
(5 pages) Speech by Arnold before the Association of Patent Counsel.
Item 12: Why Not Try Cooperative Research, 1954Add to your cart.
(14 pages) Published in Harvard Business Review, July-August 1954 and Teknisk-Vetenskaplig Forskning, 1959.
Folder 134: Photographs - Arnold photographsAdd to your cart.
(7 items) Includes one photograph with William H. Danforth.
Folder 135: Photographs - Bartlesville, Oklahoma houseAdd to your cart.
(4 items)
Folder 136: Photographs - Unidentified loose photographsAdd to your cart.
(6 items)
Folder 136.1: Photographs - Unidentified framed photographsAdd to your cart.

(4 items) Six photographs of women and two of men.

Three are located in oversize and four are located with Series XII Realia, Box 9.

Folder 136.2: Photographs - William McKim Arnold (1810-1862), ca. 1860Add to your cart.
Located in oversize. Framed.
Folder 136.3: Photographs - Photo albumsAdd to your cart.
(2 items)
Box 38Add to your cart.
Item 1: Postcard collectionAdd to your cart.
Box 39Add to your cart.
Folder 137: Retirement - Bound volume of Arnold patents from the Technical Information Branch of Phillips Petroleum CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 138: Retirement - Cartoon centerpiece featuring ArnoldAdd to your cart.
Folder 138.1: Retirement - Engraved listing of Arnold patents from the Patent Division of Phillips Petroleum CompanyAdd to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Folder 138.2: Retirement - Framed cartoon drawing of Arnold from the Patent Division of Phillips Petroleum CompanyAdd to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Folder 139: Retirement - Guest book from Arnold's retirement partyAdd to your cart.
Folder 139.1: Retirement - Lucite Tree from Electron Accelerator from the Physics and Analysis Branch of Phillips Petroleum CompanyAdd to your cart.
Labeled as six million volt electron tree.
Folder 139.2: Retirement - Phillips Petroleum Company award, Retirement as VP of Research and DevelopmentAdd to your cart.
Located in oversize.
Folder 139.3: Retirement - Photo album of Arnold's retirement party at the Hillcrest Country ClubAdd to your cart.
Located with Series XII. Realia, Box 9.
Folder 139.4: Retirement - Picture of Arnold in plastic pellets from the Plastics Development Branch of Phillips Petroleum CompanyAdd to your cart.

Contains more than 20,000 Marlex Polyethylene pellets.

Located in oversize.

Folder 139.5: Retirement - Printing plate with barenAdd to your cart.
Located in oversize.