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An exhibition catalogue of the Lee H. Hamilton Congressional Papers, selected by his staff from the approximately 3,500 cartons of records produced during his time serving in the House of Representatives between 1965 and 1999. In her foreword, Kate Cruikshank writes that the catalogue is “intended to serve as a summary of Hamilton’s congressional career, a memento of the 2006 Lilly Library…

An exhibition catalogue of the Lilly Library’s collection of 16th-century Mexican maps. Previously unpublished, the catalogue reproduces and fully describes the ten maps of the collection, along with the Cuitlahuac Annals, an illustrated manuscript in Nahuatl from the same collection, composed in 1864 by Faustino Galicia Chimalpopoca. In his preface to the catalogue, Gordon Brotherston notes…

The catalogue for an exhibition celebrating the bicentennial of the French Revolution, comprising some 304 items ranging from books to manuscripts to broadsides to maps. Divided into four parts, the exhibition contained sections on pre-revolutionary materials, spanning the period from 1762 to 1789; the chronological development of the Revolution, beginning with the symbol of the Bastille and the…

An exhibition catalogue presented in three sections: the first illustrates the spread of European printing with movable types around the world mainly through the medium of the old colonial empires of Spain and Portugal; the second features a small but choice collection of xylographic or block-printed works published in China by Europeans – mostly Jesuit missionaries – during the seventeenth…

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Commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Lilly Library, this catalogue provides details and illustrations of fifty books and manuscripts chosen from the many thousands of items housed at the library. Cecil Byrd, in his introduction, writes that the selection is, by necessity, arbitrary: “While these items have been chosen to suggest a broad range of societal and cultural values, each…

The catalogue for an exhibition of items drawn from the papers of Joseph W. Barr, Secretary of the Treasury from 1968 to 1969. Barr himself selected items covering eight subjects of particular interest to him and describes them in the catalogue: the Asian Development Bank; the 1966 credit crunch; gold and the balance of payments; international development institutions; participation sales;…

Emily Hahn was a contributor to the New Yorker, a biographer and an author of books about her travels in Africa, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China. The letters published in the catalogue are a selection of those that she wrote home to family during her college years (1924-25) through her journey home from Japanese-occupied Honk Kong aboard a Swedish relief ship in 1943. Published to accompany…

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The catalogue for an exhibition held to celebrate the centenary of two cultural events: first, two lectures given in England by the French poet Stéphane Mallarmé on the possibilities of experimentation in free verse and the interrelationship of literature and music; second, the first performance of Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun which inspired Mallarmé’s poem…

The catalogue for an exhibition in honor of Bernardo Mendel and the gifts given to the Lilly Library by his wife, Mrs. Juana Mendel, following his death. The exhibition attempts to illustrate the strengths of the collection. Acquisitions in thirteen broad fields are noted with varying numbers of examples with, in some instances, brief reference notes. The fields include Latin Americana;…

An exhibition catalogue of manuscripts, letters, memorabilia, and sheet music by and about Indiana-born composer Hoagland Howard Carmichael. The exhibition also contained early recordings of Carmichael’s work, from the Indiana Archives of Traditional Music. A graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, Hoagy Carmichael achieved recognition as a jazz pianist, composer, actor, and writer during…