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Date: 1888
  • Foley, John Samuel. Bishop of Detroit. with. rearrival in Detroit

    Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

  • Women's golden brown plush cloak from the nineteenth century

    This woman's golden brown plush cloak was purchased at Newcomb Endicott. The ankle length coat is single breasted with twelve mother of pearl buttons. Tight sleeves with slight puff at shoulder, rounded stand-up collar edged with rust color ostrich feathers. Shaped for bustle in the back, and slit from hem to waist. Yoke, sleeves, front, slit, and hem are decorated with black braid in an elaborate pattern. Lined with brown satin. Worn by donor's cousin, Augusta D. Von Schrader, a Detroit scho…

  • Dark green wool two-piece day dress from the nineteenth century

    This woman's dark green wool day dress has two pieces, and its collar, cuffs, waistband, and front of bodice are made of paisley-patterned wool. The lower portion of skirt has a matching paisley pattern. Worn by Miss Esther Brown, cousin of donor's mother. Miss Brown was born in 1846. Donor's mother was the daughter of tobacco manufacturer and Michigan Governor J.J. Bagley.

  • A Christmas posy

    1888 edition of “A Christmas posy” written by Mrs. Molesworth and illustrated by Walter Crane.

  • Chivalric days and the boys and girls who helped to make them

    1888 edition of "Chivalric days and the boys and girls who helped to make them" written by Elbridge Streeter Brooks.

  • When all is young

    The electronic version of this item was provided by the Wayne State University Library System and is freely accessible through the Wayne State University Libraries Digital Collections.

  • The flamingo feather

    The electronic version of this item was provided by the Wayne State University Library System and is freely accessible through the Wayne State University Libraries Digital Collections.

  • The counting-out rhymes of children: their antiquity, origin, and wide distribution; a study in folk-lore

    Bibliography: p. [vii]-ix.

  • Queer people such as goblins, giants, merry-men and monarchs, and their kweer kapers

    Bound in illustrated paper boards; edges stained green; decorated endpapers.

  • Life on the Mississippi

    "The first copies contained a plate at p. 441 showing Mark Twain in flames. This was omitted from later issues at the request of the author'swife. Some of the first edition sheets, containing this plate at p. 441,were later found and turned over to Webster & Co. who issued them with their own t.p. and substituted their name for that of Osgood at the base of the spine." Cf. Merle Johnson. A bibliography of Mark Twain, 1935, p. 42.

  • Tell me a story

    The electronic version of this item was provided by the Wayne State University Library System and is freely accessible through the Wayne State University Libraries Digital Collections.