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1 Title:   Palm-leaf book  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1862  
The collection consists of a manuscript from Ceylon (Sri Lanka) constructed from palm leaves. The palm-leaf book, bound with chord between two narrow wooden boards, is dated 1862.
  Identifier:   ms1350  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Nathaniel Bacon Stewart collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stewart, Nathaniel Bacon, 1871-  
  Dates:   1893, 1911, 1917  
The collection consists of two Egyptian grave bowls, given by Sir Flinders Petrie, the English Egyptologist, to Nathaniel B. Stewart in 1917; two strips from a palm book, either Burmese or Thai, also gift to Stewart from Petrie; one letter from Stewart to his daughter-in-law Mrs. Bucknell dated "American Consular Service, Port Said, Egypt, December, 1917." One letter from Chancellor David C. Barrow of the University of Georgia, to John Addison Cobb, grandfather of Mrs. Bucknell, regarding Stewart prior to his marriage to Lucy M. Cobb Taylor, Mrs. Bucknell's mother. Also included is one picture of the Senior Class of 1893. The class included a picture of Stewart as well as Jim Taylor, Mrs. Bucknell's father.
  Identifier:   ms876  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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