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Fiske Hall, Cornerstone of Wichita State University

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This digital collection features images and documents about the oldest surviving building on the Wichita State University campus:  Fiske Hall.  Opened in 1906 as a men's dormitory, the building now houses WSU’s history and philosophy departments.  A renovation completed in 2019 makes the building more …

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Fiske Hall, Cornerstone of Wichita State University

Cary's New and Correct English Atlas

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This atlas contains 46 hand-colored maps showing the counties of England as configured in 1793. A leaf of text accompanies each map providing description of the county and its seats and views.  Added to the atlas are directions for the junction of numbered routes with references to the atlas maps, and …

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Leclerc's Figures des Histoires de la Saincte Bible

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Over 270 Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments illustrated by intricate woodcuts comprise this book published in 1666. This edition is a reprint of Leclerc's picture Bible, first published in 1596, with illustrations by artist Jehan Cousin (Jean Cousin the younger).

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Leclerc's Figures des Histoires de la Saincte Bible

Naturhistorische Abbildungen

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Containing 130 natural history illustrations, this book is thought to be among the earliest books produced by the lithographic process.  Each plate shows a different mammal.

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Naturhistorische Abbildungen

19th Century Lithographs of Native Americans

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This collection contains thirteen lithographs of 19th century Native Americans which were initially published during the 1830s and 1840s. The images mainly represent prominent members of the Cherokee, Chippewa, Menominee, Fox, Sauk, and Seneca tribes. The lithographs are based on paintings by James Otto Lewis …

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19th Century Lithographs of Native Americans

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