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    Exhibit located on the 3rd floor of Main Library, Fine Arts & Special Collections

    September through January 2008 - For more information, call 216-623-2848

    This exhibit features highlights from the library's collection of over 20,000 titles of sheet music. On display are examples of  19th century popular songs by Henry Russell, George F. Root, Stephen Foster, Henry Clay Work, James A. Bland, David Braham, Paul Dresser, and others.  Included are songs from operettas, the Ziegfeld Follies, Broadway and soundtracks from movies.   

    Also exhibited are songs written or sung by famous personalities such as Adelina Patti, Bert Williams, Al Jolson,...

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    Letter from Andrew Carnegie to William BrettThe Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library has a unique collection of documents containing historical records created by, or relating to, world-renowned individuals and historical personages, as well as individuals from the United States, Ohio, and Cleveland. It includes correspondence, documents, signatures, and notes. The "Autographs, original documents, and primary source material collection"...

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    King of Oudh

    Described by the dealer as a work created by the "Original Wizard of Oz," this romance in verse form details the love of Prince Maahpaykar and Princess Saimtan.

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    French Book of HoursIf you owned a psalter handwritten in France in the middle of the 12th century, or a copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle, the famous early illustrated history of the world, printed in 1493, what would you do with them? Chances are you would enjoy looking at the images and feeling the wonderful paper or vellum that was used in their production, and you would keep them in a safe place. You probably would not cut them up, but that is exactly what has happened to many early manuscripts and books.

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    Hannah Hoch

    See works by Artist Hannah Hoch.

    Visit the Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library to view a selection of items from the Lockwood Thompson Collection, a collection of resources on modern 20th and 21st century art.  Lockwood Thompson was a Cleveland Public Library Trustee, a passionate art lover, and dedicated collector. Features of the collection are historic artists' books including items on display by several women artists such as painter, Dorothea Tanning, who also did stage design; Hannah Höch,...

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    By Michael Dalby on

    Exhibit located on the 3rd floor of Main Library, Fine Arts & Special Collections

    September through January 2008 - For more information, call 216-623-2848

    This exhibit features highlights from the library's collection of over 20,000 titles of sheet music. On display are examples of  19th century popular songs by Henry Russell, George F. Root, Stephen Foster, Henry Clay Work, James A. Bland, David Braham, Paul Dresser, and others.  Included are songs from operettas, the Ziegfeld Follies, Broadway and soundtracks from movies.   

    Also exhibited are songs written or sung by famous personalities such as Adelina Patti, Bert Williams, Al Jolson,...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Letter from Andrew Carnegie to William BrettThe Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library has a unique collection of documents containing historical records created by, or relating to, world-renowned individuals and historical personages, as well as individuals from the United States, Ohio, and Cleveland. It includes correspondence, documents, signatures, and notes. The "Autographs, original documents, and primary source material collection"...

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    King of Oudh

    Described by the dealer as a work created by the "Original Wizard of Oz," this romance in verse form details the love of Prince Maahpaykar and Princess Saimtan.

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    French Book of HoursIf you owned a psalter handwritten in France in the middle of the 12th century, or a copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle, the famous early illustrated history of the world, printed in 1493, what would you do with them? Chances are you would enjoy looking at the images and feeling the wonderful paper or vellum that was used in their production, and you would keep them in a safe place. You probably would not cut them up, but that is exactly what has happened to many early manuscripts and books.

    Read More »

    By Michael Dalby on

    Hannah Hoch

    See works by Artist Hannah Hoch.

    Visit the Special Collections Department of the Cleveland Public Library to view a selection of items from the Lockwood Thompson Collection, a collection of resources on modern 20th and 21st century art.  Lockwood Thompson was a Cleveland Public Library Trustee, a passionate art lover, and dedicated collector. Features of the collection are historic artists' books including items on display by several women artists such as painter, Dorothea Tanning, who also did stage design; Hannah Höch,...

    Read More »

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