Getty Research Institute
First portion of an Italian literary companion in the form of a dictionary or encyclopedia, almost exclusively secular in topic (although Christian canons and lore are cited with Classical sources), and largely devoted to morals and manners, to literary and artistic forms or to abstract and humanistic themes. There are notably substantial entries on varieties of love ("Amore"), manners ("Costumi"), humor ("Facetie"), conversation and judgment ("Discrettione"). There are also essays on specific topics of interest to students of art, such as "Architettura" and "Fisonomia.".
Getty Research Institute
This video is a selection from the Love tapes, a long-term video project by Wendy Clarke, begun in 1977, that compiles brief monologues on love by diverse individuals, most recorded in video booths temporarily installed in public places. Each person sits alone in the booth with a camera and monitor and talks about love for three minutes, with the music of his or her choice playing in the background. By 1988 Clarke had produced more than 1,500 tapes in Los Angeles, New York City, Boston, Hartford, Chicago, France, and Brazil
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Collection of newspaper articles written by Superior, Wis. native, Marjorie Bong Drucker, recounting her courtship and subsequent marriage to Richard Bong, the most successful fighter pilot in United States history. Richard Bong, who shot down 40 enemy airplanes during World War II, married Marjorie Bong Drucker (nee Vattendahl) on February 10, 1945. The articles include information about the first time the couple met, first date, courtship, social activities, publicity, and the role of the press in their relationship. Also recounted is their engagement, wedding, and married life. She touches upon his death and her emotions about losing her husband after being married for six months. These articles were acquired by the donor at an auction and were accompanied by nine unidentified photographs of World War II soldiers. The photographs are primarily portraits but there are a few casual images
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Papers, still images, and sound recordings pertaining to the service of Gerald "Jerry" L. Paul, a Sparta, Wisconsin resident who served as a crew chief in Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 163 during the Vietnam War. The papers are primarily letters written by Paul to his mother and to Patricia Schaller, who he would marry after his return from Vietnam. Paul and Patricia became pen pals while he was serving in Vietnam, fell in love during their correspondence, and married after his return from service. The letters written to his mother describe his training and service in Vietnam in great detail. Early letters describe his training and assignment to HMM 163, his deployment to Okinawa, and discussion on his eventual deployment to Vietnam. A letter dated September 12, 1966 includes a sketch of his helicopter that he did for his mother. Letters written from Vietnam provide great detail of life and combat. In one letter (November 6, 1966), Paul gives a great description of the mortar ... Read More
Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
Images kept by Milwaukee, Wisconsin brothers Edward N. and Arnold J. Heinen who served in the military during World War I. The collection includes eight original photographs (seven in postcard format) with snapshots of Edward N. Heinen in uniform either alone or with comrades. One photo is of a woman friend presumably dressed in Heinen's uniform. Edward Heinen served with Battery E, 13th Field Artillery, 4th Infantry Division. Twenty-eight published picture postcards are also found. All pertain to the war and include captioned views of military life, parade reviews, battlefield and combat depictions. Three postcards are of French military leaders. Of special note is a postcard in which General Pershing thanks the S.O.S. for their assistance to the First Army, a "buy liberty bonds" postcard sent home by Arnold Heinen to his parents, and two color-tinted French postcards featuring a comely maiden and a uniformed soldier who states endearing words of romance both in French and in English
Massachusetts Historical Society
Private journal kept by Electa N. Lincoln, a teacher at the State Normal School in West Newton (Mass.) kept from 23 June 1848 - 19 Apr. 1849. The entries detail her courtship with her future husband, George Walton, her feelings toward him and her family, and her views on the roles of men and women. The journal, kept sporadically, also contains entries related to her teaching and students at West Newton and, during Apr. 1849, her term as the acting head of the school during his absence
University of Virginia
Diary and commonplace book, 1840-1863, of John H. Ransdell, containing reflections, 1842, on philosophy, love, U.S. relations with Great Britain, and money; recipes, n.d., for home remedies and household mixtures; accounts, 1855-1856, for household goods; poetry, n.d.; and memoranda, 1855-1863, regarding the management of his plantation, especially the planting and harvesting of corn
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Caught between her grandmother's fierce independence and her mother's solution of a nursing home, Rhys grows up during a summer while experiencing her first love
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Holograph, typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence, notes, reviews, royalty statements, agreements, proofs, miscellaneous (book catalog announcements)
College of Charleston - Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
Commonplace book and loose papers contain original and copied literary passages. The entries are in several different handwritings and include poems, essays, quotations, letters, and excerpts from sermons. Many poems have a pastoral or religious theme, while other passages concern mourning and consolation, illness, conjugal love, friendship, and moral character and conduct. Authors named include Langhorn, Dr. Watts, Matthew Prior, Tickell, Le Fevre, and Stern. Two poems are dedicated to a Mr. Shenston, and there is an extract from Shenstone's essays on men and manners. Includes a letter (1829) in pencil [which may not be related to the collection]