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Stanbrook Abbey Press Collection

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Stanbrook Abbey Press Collection

Guide to the Stanbrook Abbey Press collection
MS0039

Summary Information

Repository
J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte
Creator
Stanbrook Abbey. Press.
Title
Stanbrook Abbey Press collection
ID
MS0039
Date [inclusive]
1959-1963
Extent
10.0 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
7 items.
Language
English
Abstract
Ephemeral publications of a monastic press established in England in 1876, operated by nuns of the English Benedictine Congregation, and dedicated to the art of fine printing and perfection in typographical design. Includes several items with hand-colored illustrations.

Preferred Citation note

Stanbrook Abbey Press Collection. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Scope and Contents note

Ephemeral publications of a monastic press established in England in 1876, operated by nuns of the English Benedictine Congregation, and dedicated to the art of fine printing and perfection in typographical design. Includes several items with hand-colored illustrations.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Other Stanbrook Abbey Press publications are located in the Rare Book Collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Stanbrook Abbey. Press.

Subject(s)

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, English
  • Printed ephemera

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

PUBLICATIONS 1959-1960

Scope and Contents note

includes "Arbor Vitae" and "Unfoldment," poems from The Path to Peace by Siegfried Sassoon, with rubricated initial (1959, 1960); "Awaitment," poem by Siegfried Sassoon, with rubricated initial (1960); "For a Wedding Anniversary," lines from a poem by George Wither, with burnished gold initial by Margaret Adams (1963); "Lines Found on an Old Church Bell at Chester"; "Saint Aelred's Prayer," by Saint Aelred; "Ten Rules for the Spiritual Life," Diadochus of Photike, translated by Sebastian Bullough. Illuminated by H. and M. Adams. (1959)

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PUBLICATIONS--OVERSIZE

Scope and Contents note

includes "Jesus Dies upon the Cross" by Monsignor John O'Connor. Title and author's name in red; initial in gold leaf with hand-painted miniature of Christ on the cross.

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