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Happy Things-Giving

 

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Things-Giving Class List
 
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961.
 YCAL MSS 76, Box 164
 Object: Plates, “For Carlo” and “a rose is a rose is a rose”

Richards (David Alan) Collection of Rudyard Kipling 2859
“’Absent-Minded Beggar’ Dishware”
 Object: Plates

2014 Folio 608

[Patriotic Dishware imprinted with Kipling’s Poem, “The Absent-Minded Beggar.”
Object: Dishware, small pieces
 
Art Storage 939
Tyrants Foe, the people’s friend
Object: Anti-slavery plate
[Note: related to: Memoir of the Rev. Elijah P. Lovejoy]
 
WA MSS S-3018 Box 1
Western Americana transfer china collection
Object: Dishware
 
WA MSS S-3018 Box 2
Western Americana transfer china collection
Object: Dishware
 
Richards (David Alan) Collection of Rudyard Kipling 2877
“Gentleman in khaki flatware set”
Object: Flatware
 
Louise Glück Papers
YCAL MSS 946, Box 38
Object: Flatware (small knife)
 
Sara and Gerald Murphy Papers
YCAL MSS 468, Box 80
Object: Linens
 
2017 238
“Any holder but a slave holder”
Object: Potholder
 
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Collection
YCAL MSS 77, Box 35
Object: Mug
 
Cultivating Thought, Chipotle Collection
Za1 2014 C8892
Object: Cups
 
Sara and Gerald Murphy Papers
YCAL MSS 468, Box 81
Object: Glasses
 
Sara and Gerald Murphy Papers
YCAL MSS 468, Box 82
Object: Glasses-related objects
 
Michael Bennett Papers, 1950-1989
YCAL MSS 538
Object: Cigarette cases
 
John Chipman Farrar Papers, 1916-1974
YCAL MSS 437
Object: Amy Lowell’s unsmoked cigar
 
Jonathan Edwards Collection
GEN MSS 151 Box 38, Folder 1682
A Thanksgiving Proclamation by the President G. Washington Oct 3, 1789
Object: Paper, “Centerpiece”
 
Jonathan Edwards Collection
GEN MSS 151, Box 19 Folder 1232
A Thanksgiving Proclamation used as JE note paper from 1732
Object: Paper, “Centerpiece”
 
Thing the Book: A Monument to the Book as Object by Jonn Hershend + Will Rogan
Za1 2014 +T348 Copy 1
Object: A Book about Things
 
The Thing [realia]
Please note: To see individual titles, search for the call number ZA +Z13352
Each object is listed individually in Orbis
Publisher’s website: http://thethingquarterly.com/
Object: Things

 

 

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