Finding-Aid for the Philip Mills Arnold Papers (MSS006)


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Table of Contents

Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Box and Folder Listing


Collection Outline

I. Cryptography 1531-1834

II. Sign Languages 1679-1836

III. Telegraphy 1803-1812

IV. Accounting and Geometry 1775-1816.

V. Paleography - Writing 1664-1835.

VI. Mnemonics 1516

VII. Language - Philosophy - Philology 1838-1855

VIII. Stenography Undated.

IX. Specimens of Early Typography 1477-1674

X. Miscellany 1633-1816

XI. Microfilm 1981

XII. Realia

XIII. Personal Papers

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Descriptive Summary

CreatorArnold, Philip Mills. American businessman and collector.
TitlePhilip Mills Arnold Papers,
Dates: 1477-1981.
Identification: MSS006

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Biographical Note

Philip Mills Arnold, executive, researcher, and scholar, retired in 1976 as vice president for research and developement of Phillips Petroleum Company after nearly forty years with the company. Most of his career was spent in scientific research. He played a ,ajor role in the company's entry into the chemical industry, in which it rapidly became a major producer of synthetic rubber, plastics, fibers, and fertilizers.

A member of the National Academy of Engineering since 1970, Arnold also has been active in the National Research Council. He served in the Executive Committee of its Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology and on its committee on Scholarly Communication with the Peoples' Republic of China.

While his professional life has been devoted to science and technology, his avocaton has been study in the humanities. The holder of 22 patents, Arnold reads widely in several languages. A student of semeiology - the study of the use of signs and symbols - Arnold has explored the history of communication, from efforts to relate through universal languages and alphabets, to systems to conceal, specifically, codes and ciphers. He founded in 1966 and has supported over the years the Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection. In addition, Arnold built other distinguished collections, including early books on comets and early editions of the medieval philosopher Boethius. Upon Arnold's death in 1995, the libraries received the bequest, as well as his entire estate.

Arnold earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering in 1932 and a master of science degree in chemical engineering in 1941 from Washington University. In 1968, he was recognixed at Founders Day with an Alumni Citation from the Washington University Board of Governors.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection, perhaps the most diverse and comprehensive of all the Washington University Libraries Special Collections, brings together a broad range of materials dealing with or exemplifying the nature and characteristics of communication. Placing particular emphasis on early printed materials that appeared at early stages of the development of interest in topics relevant to semeiology, the Arnold Collection had especially strong holdings in the fields of cryptography, artificial memory, decipherment of unknown languages, early development sin stenography, Braille, deaf and mute languages, and various forms of nonverbal communication.

Complementing the more than 2,000 volume in the Arnold book collection that forms the largest component of the Semiology Collection is a small, yet select, group of manuscripts and printed ephemera, including materials relating to cryptography, sign languages, telegraphy, accounting, paleography, mnemonics, philosophy, stenography, and other topics.

The sign languages section contains numerous single printed sheets from the nineteenth century depicting different systems for deaf-mute communication in many languages, probably published as teaching aids. The three items on telegraphy emphasize its use for the military, focusing on secretly communicating sensitive offers for maneuvers. Items included in the Accounting and Paleography sections demonstrate the variety of early forms of alternative numerological systems and alternative scripts, both of which indicate that communication is based on an ever-changing use of various signs.

An important work on mnemonics, Raymond Lull’s Ars demonstrativa et ars brevis, highlights this curious and frequently mystical system of logic, metaphysics, and the intricate workings of the communicating mind. Manuscripts depicting many of the thousands of separate languages of the world are also included in the collection, mostly relying on biblical texts to illustrate the complex nature of human communication. One other example of alternative means of communicating is a shorthand version of the Psalms.

Finally, included as an illustration of the early evaluation of printing, are 52 specimens of early typography, dating from 1477 to 1674. Taken as a whole, the manuscript collection reveals the interdisciplinary nature of semeiology and reflects the eclectic range of Arnold’s important collection.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Administrative Information

Source

Philip Mills Arnold.

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff

Accruals

Interfiled within collection or by accession at end of collection.

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Box and Folder Listing

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I. Cryptography, 1531-1834 (5 items)

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Caramuel de Lobkowitz, Steganographiae Trithemii et Claviculae Salmonis Germani declaratio et vindicatio., ca. 1650-1675. (850 pp.)
Manuscript of a French translation of around 1650-1675, Neatly written on fine laid paper this text deals with the “Steganographia” of Abbot Trithemius which had been written around 1500 and printed in Lyons in 1531. It ends with a certification that it follows accepted doctrine, with the date of 1534 and a permit to print it stated to have been prepared in Salamanca, 1534. This may be fictitious or perhaps connected with the original text of Trithemius. One leaf of introduction seems to be missing. Otherwise in fine unflawed condition. Caramuel was a Spanish theologian (1606-1682). He had a varied career, serving Emperor Ferdinand III, Pope Alexander VII, and occupied some of the highest positions in the Cistercian concerns, with secret correspondences and means to communicate by hidden indications, the invocation of spirits, writing explained by code, etc.
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Ceffis Moisé, Invenzione di cifre di me., Undated (8 pp.)
Photocopy of Auto ms. from microfilm, unbound. Original held in Fabayan Collection, Library of Congress. Ciphers developed by an Italian captain for secret communication between princes and potentates. Includes keys to ciphers. Brief text in Italian translated into English and typed out opposite text.
Located in oversize.
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Henri Spelmano (1564?-1641), Archaifmus Graphic., 1606 (68 pp.)
Bound Auto ms., with Auto inscriptions by J. Fitzwiliam (1684) and Thomas Smith (undated), Consists of alphabetical lists of abbreviations and codes to be used for Latin and Greek. Henry Spelman was knighted for his work on ecclesiastical and local history. An independent scholar, Spelman is best known for his work on the origins of English Common Law. This manuscript was designed to assist in decoding legal documents in Latin and Greek relating to the early history of law. First published as part I of Henrici Spelmanni Archaeologus, 1626, London, F. Beale, and reprinted in Glossarium, archaeologicum, 1664, London, Aliciam Warreb.
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System of Symbols., ca. 1834. (2 pp.)
Auto notes. Note accompanying the mss. indicates that it was from a group of drawings from the granddaughter of Gen. Henry Clinton, probably ca. 1834.
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Johannes Trithemius (1462-1516), Steganographia., ca. 1531 (263 pp.)
Bound photocopy of Auto ms., in 2 unidentified hands, from microfilm with additional page tipped in noting missing pages and describing contents. Codex Vaticanus Reg. Lat. 1344, a gift to Philip M. Arnold from Pius XII Memorial Library, St. Louis University, Vatican Film Library Collection. Examples of ciphers and alchemical formulas. Apparently completed circa 1500. Trithemius, the Abbot of Sponheim, delineated here 55 different ciphers and described various ways of putting messages in codes. The alchemical formulas and strange terms and characters caused him to be suspected of withcraft. This manuscript by an important cryptographer supplements the 1721 printed edition included in the Arnold collection. First published as Steganographia: hoe est : Ars per occvltam scriptvram animi svi volvntatem absentibvs aperiendi certa, 1606, Frankfurt, M. Beckeri.

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II. Sign Languages, 1679-1836 (21 items)

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Alphabet-Manual Allemand-Francais, Undated (1 p)
Published in Strasbourg. Lithograph by E. Simon.
Located in oversize.
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Alphabet-Manuel Anglais , Undated (1 p.)
Published in Strasbourg. Lithograph by E. Simon.
Located in oversize.
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Alphabet zur Hand, Undated. (1 p.)
Includes explanation of chart.
Located in oversize.
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Alphabeto Manuale de Sordi-muti , Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Az egyes betük kézi j ejelése , Undated. (1 p.)
For Magyar.
Located in oversize.
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Das ABC der Taubstummen , Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Louis Du Vignan de Lissandre, Lettres muettes ou la maniere de faire l’amour en Turquie sans scavoir [sic] ny lire ny escrire , 1679 (62 pp.)
Bound Auto mss. Published in Constantinople. Text and tables describing language system for the mute. May be related to the work by Du Vignan listed on p. 4 of Part II of David Shulman, An Annotated Bibliography of Cryptography (New York: Garland Publishing, 1976). These broadsheets were probably used as instruction guides in 19th century European schools for the deaf and mute. They include guides for use in English, French, German, Hungarian, and Russian.
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Einhändiges Alphabet and Zweihändiges Alphabet , Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Hand Alphabet für die Taubstimmen, Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen, 1821 (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen, 1836 (1 p.)
From the K. K. Taubstummen Insitut in Vienna. Drawn and lithographed by Philipp Krippel.
Located in oversize.
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Handalphabeth der Taubstimmen , Undated. (1 p.)
Published in Vienna.
Located in oversize.
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Handalphabet des Taubstummen , Undated. (1 p.)
Drawn by J. Moherndl, lithographed by Ch. Fries, printed by J. Höfelichs.
Located in oversize.
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The History of Anatomy from the earliest Ages of the world till the founding of the school of Alexandria inclusively, ca. 1751.
Contains “The Silent Language by Motion of Hand.” Published in Edinburgh.
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Manual mit zwei Händen , Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Johann Morhard, Fingersprache der Taubstimmen, 1830.
From the Taubstimmen Institut in Kamberg, Germany. Lithograph by E. Doerr. Published in Offenbach.
Located in oversize.
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Pyrhae Azdyka Tryxo, Undated. (1 p.)
For Russian.
Located in oversize.
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Taubstummen Alphabeth, 1803 (1 p.)
Auto note in pencil at bottom notes this is for German and Hungarian. Lithograph by R. Hendrick.
Located in oversize.
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Untitled., September 1810. (1 p.)
Printed announcement for commencement exercised at the Konigbaierische Taubstummen Insitut in Freyling.
Located in oversize.
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Untitled., Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.
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Untitled., Undated. (1 p.)
Located in oversize.

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III. Telegraphy, 1803-1812 (3 items)

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Copre des Orden relatifs aux Signaux., Feb. 23, 1803-April 12, 1812 (48 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Codebook and journal detailing military telegraphic codes, how to use them, how they have been used, and how to improve them with examples of actual military communications.
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William Goddard, Observations Strictures and Remarks on Telegraphic Correspondence., November 24, 1803. (40 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Bears bookplates of Earle of Munster, Col. Fritz Clarence, and the Order of the Garter. Describes author’s attempt to improve telegraphic communication at sea. Includes plans, diagrams, and charts. Published in Chatham, England.
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Silveira Pinto da Fonseca Teizeinra, Jornal da Correspondencia Official, estabelecida, por Orden de Sua Alteza Real entre o Palacio de Ouelluz, e a Torre de Si. Juliao da Barra, e sustentada pelo Telegrapho volante militar, inventado e construido., December 28, 1803. (21 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Bears the bookplate of Duke of Sussex. Dedicated in French to the Duke of Sussex. Teixeira was Lieutenant-Colonel in the Portuguese militia. Contains 2 transcriptions of 61 actual messages sent by military telegraph between December 8 and December 18, 1803. Text is intended to promote Teixeira’s method of transmitting official correspondence. Published in Lisbon.

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IV. Accounting and Geometry, 1775-1816. (3 items)

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P. Antonio Falaborri Fiorent, Geometria Pratica per l’avanzemento nelle scienze e nett’arti a ogni cento di persone ., 1816 (189 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. with printed title page. Theoretical and practical guide to the use of geometry. Includes basic propositions and theorems and demonstrates principles that can be applied to building, drafting, and painting.
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Tobias Hirn, Progresionis, Das andere Buch., 1775 (130 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Guide to accounting, mathematics, and numerology, with numerous test problems demonstrated.
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Tobias Hirn, Vorbereithung zu der quadrat Rechnung ., 1776 (344 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Guide to accounting, using squares and cubes, algebraic equations, cryptography, geometry, measurements, and their practical use in bookkeeping, chart and graph making, and building construction.

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V. Paleography - Writing, 1664-1835. (7 items)

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Cartas familiares de Marcos Tulio Cicero, traduzidas em Castellano., 1664 (209 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Purports to be Cicero’s correspondence with various people. P. M. Arnold, in letter dated Jan. 3, 1977, notes: “It appears to be in two or more hands, so it may have been copied from some book, but I have not tried to identify such a book. It is not complete, as a piece of paper is pasted over the heading of another chapter on the bottom of the last page. Of course, it may not have been finished by the person who wrote it. I thought it interesting mainly as an example of the handwriting of the period. The title page does not appear to be contemporaneous with the rest of the book, so the dating may be incorrect.”
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Giovambattista Palatino Gittadino Romano (16th century), Gifro di Giovambattista Palatino Gittadino Romano., Undated. (101 pp.)
Bound, printed. Printed samples of Palatino’s calligraphic work, including his Chauncery script. Palatino was know as the “calligrapher’s calligrapher,” and his work went thorugh numerous editions. These random samplings demonstrate how well known his work was, and the broad interest in his calligraphy as an example to emulate.
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J. Teesfen, Verzameling von Schriften en anderen Olflujusch voor hat examen., November 9, 1831. (Two volumes. Volume I, 37 pp., Volume II 86 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Both volumes bear the bookplate of A. G. de Bruyn. Calligraphy samples using biblical tests, various alphabets, decrees, proverbial texts, musical scores, accounts, and a map. In Dutch, German, and English. Published in Amsterdam.
Volume I located in oversize.
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William Coham Turner., 1835-1838. (3 items,)
Calligraphy samples texts of proverbial sayings, probably Turner’s own. Turner taught at Commercial and Mathematical School, Barnstable, England (May 27-31, 1836). Sewn Auto ms., 7 pp., (Mid-summer 1835). Sewn Auto ms., 9 pp., (Nov. 14-28, 1838). Sewn Auto ms., 14 pp.
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Untitled., Mid-19th century. (66 ½ leaves of vellum)
Sewn Auto ms., 66 ½ leaves of vellum with bound booklet of 16 vellum leaves and 4 vellum leaves with crude notations in pencil. Written in Ge’ez, a language related to Amharic. Prayer book, mostly involving prayers to St. Mary. In several unidentified hands.

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VI. Mnemonics, 1516 (1 item)

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Raymond Lull (1232-1315), Ars demonstrativa et ars brevis., 1516 (200 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Two colophons, one on K6 (calendris februaris 1516) and one on M4 (February 10, 1516). Memory wheels, text figures on memory and mnemonics. Lull was born in Mallorca and was one of the most prolific writers of his time. He composed his texts in Arabic, Catalan, and Latin. The Ars demonstrativa (1282-1285) is a simplified version of his elaborate ideas on Art; it details a system he devised to be used both as a logic and as a metaphysic. He was unique in ascribing letters instead of numbers to the symbolic elements in his syllogistic systems and for combining these with geometric figures. His work is based on the numerology of the 7 planets and the 12 signs of the Zodiac, divine symbols that influenced the elemental patterns of nature. The Ars brevis (1308) is a lesser, philosophical work. Lull was influenced by medieval Platonism and the Cabala, and in turn influenced the work of Giordorna Bruno and Pasqual. The Ars brevis was first published in Raymundi Lullii e Opera, 1609, Argentorati, Lazari Zetzneri, and the Ars demonstrativa was first published in Opera Omnia, Mainz, 1721-1742, as Vols. III and IV.

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VII. Language - Philosophy - Philology, 1838-1855 (5 items)

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C. F. H. (unidentified), Charaden, Rathsel, Logogryphen, Homonymen, Anagramen ., 1838. (239 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Compilation of puzzles, word games, homonyms, and anagrams. Published in Pressburg.
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Dacus Giovanni, Il Paternoster in varie Lingue., 1855. (154 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. The Lord’s Prayer in Asian, European, and American languages. Each page illustrated, and each script done in stylized calligraphy.
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Photographs of leaves from Blaise de Vigenères’ Traicté des chiffres., Undated.
Contains Chinese and Japanese characters.
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Specimens of sixty-five out of the one hundred and sixty-four Versions of the Holy Scripture printed or promoted by the British and Foreign Bible Society., Undated. (132 pp.)
Bound Auto ms., with pasted inserts from printed books. Pasted in single pages taken from Bibles printed in various languages, with descriptive Auto note opposite each one, and 3 printed charts and maps from the Society laid inside back cover. Auto note opposite title page, dated June 15, 1877, by William Major Paulk states in part that “the writing is in the hand of Mr. Stokes Dudley, formerly one of the District Secretaries of the B & F Bible Society.”
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Traitte des Poids, des monoyes et des chifres qui et orent en usage ches les Hebreux, les Grecs et ches les Romains pour servira l’intelligence des Anciens auteurs., Mid-19th century. (119 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Treatise on ancient Hebrew, Greek and Roman philology. P. M. Arnold notes “Very little of this is original. The chart on p. 98, and the two first groups of figure symbols on page 101 (given more fully on page 118) are copied from Pienio Valeriano ‘Hieroglyphica’, cap XXXVII.”

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VIII. Stenography, Undated. (1 items)

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Untitled., Undated. (223 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Transcriptions of the Psalms in shorthand. Transcriber uses either the Rich or the Shelton Shorthand system.

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IX. Specimens of Early Typography, 1477-1674 (52 items)

Located in oversize.
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8. Deutsche Bible., 1480. (2 pp.)
Published by Anton Sorg in Augsburg.
Located in oversize.
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13. Hochdentsche Bibel., 1507. (2 pp.)
Published by Hans Otmar in Augusburg,
Located in oversize.
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Agenda., ca. 1530. (2 pp.)
Published by Lebaldus Mayer in Dillingen.
Located in oversize.
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Angelus, Märkische Jahrgeschichten., 1598. (2 pp.)
Published by J. Hartmann in Frankfurt am Oder.
Located in oversize.
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Augustinus, De civitatede., 1498-9 (2 pp.)
Published by Bonetus Locatellus in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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Bergomensis, Supplementum supplementi, cronicarum., 1506. (2 pp.)
Published by Georgius de Ruseonibus in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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Biblia Latina Hentenii., 1570. (2 pp.)
Published by Amatus Tavernerius in Antwerp.
Located in oversize.
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Biblia latina., 1574. (2 pp.)
Published by Haeredes Beuilaguae in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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Brandenburgische Kirchenordnung., 1543. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Petreius in Nuremburg.
Located in oversize.
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Castellanuns, Rosario Mariae., 1522 or later. (2 pp.)
Published by M. Sessa and P. di Rauani in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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M. T. Cicero,Orationes., 1527. (2 pp.)
Published by Jodocus Badius Ascensius in Paris.
Located in oversize.
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Caspar Creutziger,Kirchen-Postille Luthers., 1533. (2 pp.)
Published by Hans Kraff in Wittenberg.
Located in oversize.
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[Catechismus or Kinderpredigt]., 1544. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Daubmann in Königsberg.
Located in oversize.
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Petrus de Natalibus, Catalogus sanctorum., 1545. (2 pp.)
Published by Jacobusgiveti in Lyon.
Located in oversize.
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Johann de Vanckel, Summarium., 1494. (2 pp.)
Published by I. J. Koelhoff in Cologne.
Located in oversize.
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Johan Dietenberger, Katholische Bibel., 1564. (2 pp.)
Published by Johan Quentals Erben and Gerwinus Calenius in Cologne.
Located in oversize.
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Horatius Flaccius,Öpera., 1498. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Grüninger in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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Fust & Schoeffer, Psalter., 1933. (1 p.)
Published by Cuneo Press, Inc. in Chicago, IL. 1456 original date, 1933 facsimile date.
Located in oversize.
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Galeni Isagogic libri in artem medicam., 1556. (2 pp.)
Published by Junta in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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Geiler von Keisersperg, Predigten zu Brants Narrenschiff., 1520. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Gruiniger in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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Graduate Monasterieuse., 1536. (2 pp.)
Published by Haro Alopecius in Cologne.
Located in oversize.
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Grisoni, Pferdebuch., 1608. (2 pp.)
Published in Augsburg.
Located in oversize.
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Caspar Hedion,Auserlesene Chronik., 1539. (2 pp.)
Published by Crafft Myller in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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Herodutus Halicarnensis, Book 9., 1537. (2 pp.)
Published by M. Godefrid, Hittorpiji in Cologne.
Located in oversize.
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Hieronymus, Epistulae., 1508. (2 pp.)
Published by Jakob Saccon in Lyon.
Located in oversize.
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Hieronymus, Leben der Altväter., ca. 1477. (2 pp.)
Published in Strassburg. Anti-Christ Drucker.
Located in oversize.
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Augustinus Hippon,Sextus tonus operum., 1528. (2 pp.)
Published by Officina Forbeniana in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Hortulus animae., 1506? (2 pp.)
Published by Michael Furter in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Hortulus animae., 1586. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Mayer in Dillingen.
Located in oversize.
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Kiedrich Psalter.`, Undated. (4 pp.)
Published by Farbwerke Hoechst in Hoechst, Germany. Modern facsimile.
Located in oversize.
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Kurtz bekentnis Di Marti Luthers vom heiligen Sacrament., 1544. (2 pp.)
Published by Hans Cufft in Wittenberg.
Located in oversize.
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Krantz, Wandala., 1519.
Published by J. Sotar in Cologne.
Located in oversize.
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Leben der Heiligen., 1488. (2 pp.)
Published by Anton Koberger in Nuremberg.
Located in oversize.
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Leben der Heiligen., 1513. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Gruninger in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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Titus Liuius and Lucius Florus, Von Ankunfft und Ursprung des Römischen Reichs., 1575. (2 pp.)
Published by Theodor Rihel in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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F. Hector Pintus Lusitanus, Commentaria in Esaiam., 1561. (2 pp.)
Published by Theobaldus Paganus in Lyon.
Located in oversize.
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Luther-Bibel., 1674. (2 pp.)
Published by Christoph Endter in Nuremburg.
Located in oversize.
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Luther-Bibel., 1561. (2 pp.)
Published by Hans Luft in Wittenberg.
Located in oversize.
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Jacobi Machelli, Patrocinia Forensis., 1560. (2 pp.)
Published by Johannes Rubens and Alexander Benacius in Bologna.
Located in oversize.
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Missale Romanum., 1631. (2 pp.)
Published by Balthasari Moreti in Antwerp.
Located in oversize.
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Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie., 1550. (2 pp.)
Published by Henriepetri in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie., 1556. (2 pp.)
Published by Henriepetri in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie., 1578. (2 pp.)
Published by Henriepetri in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Sebastian Münster, Kosmographie., 1592. (2 pp.)
Published by Henriepetri in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Postilla Guillermi., 1515. (2 pp.)
Published by Michael Furter in Basel.
Located in oversize.
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Reisch, Margarita philosophica., 1504. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Scott in Strassburg.
Located in oversize.
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Ringman,C. Julli des Ersten Römakeysers Beschreibung aller Kriege., 1565. (2 pp.)
Published by Peter Schmidt in Frankfurt am Main.
Located in oversize.
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Rüxner,Turnierbuch., 1566. (2 pp.)
Published by Georg Raben in Frankfurt am Main.
Located in oversize.
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Sacerdotale ad S. R. eccl. consuetudinem., 1587. (2 pp.)
Published by Junta in Venice.
Located in oversize.
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Stumpf, Schweizer Chronik., 1606. (2 pp.)
Published by Johann Wolf in Zurich.
Located in oversize.
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Untitled., 1558. (2 pp.)
Published by Lorenzo Torrentius in Florence.
Located in oversize.
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Gualtherius H. Rouius Vitruvius, Von der Architektur., 1575. (2 pp.)
Published by Henriepetri in Basel.
Located in oversize.

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7/26-30

X. Miscellany, 1633-1816 (5 items)

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7/26
Untitled., Undated.
Ephemera, hand-colored etching depicting Jesus on the cross, undated. Printed below picture “Consummatum Est,” It is finished. P. M. Arnold notes “I found this in an old book. I do not know if it is worth keeping as a piece of ephemera, but it looks to me as if it is quite old.”
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7/27
M. L. Morris, Miscellaneous Extracts Poetry., December 6, 1816. (209 pp.)
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7/28
Notes on the Life and Writings of the Jesuit Father Francesco Terzi Lana, Patrician of Brescia., Undated. (11 pp.)
Sewn typescript gathered into pamphlet. Typescript summary of a 132 pp. pamphlet from the series Italian Writers, by Count Grammaria Muzzuchelli. This text describes the origins of ballooning.
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[Laurus Spolotanus, Joan Baptista], Untitled, 1633. (22 pp.)
Bound Auto ms. Latin text contains legal decrees concerning various rights. Names have been inscribed later in text in gilt lettering. Published in Perugia.
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7/30
Three holograph leave originally laid in Institvtiones antiqvariae…by Everardo Audrich., Undated.
Notes on the book. Two leaves laid in at page 129 and one leave laid in at page 161. From the library of Joseph Pelli, bearing his bookplate.
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7/31
Typed letter signed, Author James Beattie to J. Godfrey Nicholls, concerning the origins of the Linear B language. Mentions the work of Michael Ventris, Florence Melian Stawell, and Alice Kober. Originally laid in A Clue to the Cretan Scripts by Florence Melian., 1957: February 5.
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7/32
Get a Shopping Card! "The Bee Hive" L.S. Plaut & Co., Newark, NJ. Advertisment for an in-house, single payment shopping plan, perhaps a predecessor of the credit card., [ca. 1900]
Also includes letter from Arnold explaining the origins of the item above. Accession 1488.
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Photocopies, (20 items)
Located in oversize.

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8/-

XI. Microfilm, 1981 (11 items)

11 rolls of microfilm from Austria, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München, the British Library, Hess. Landesbibliothek Fudla, Walfenbuttel, Württembergische landesbib - Stuttgart.

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9-10/-

XII. Realia,

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Astrolablum Clock,
Purchased in 1970 from Gubelin.
Located in Special Collections reading room.
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Barograph,
Produced by Gradko International Limited.
Includes drawer of barogram readings from 1993.
Located in Special Collections reading room.
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Barometer,
Located in Special Collections reading room.
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Bibliographical Collation Computer,
Located in Box 9.
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Cabinet, rosewood with burlwood facing on 12 drawers, (15"D x 21"Wx50"H)
Custom constructed in Hong Kong in 1974.
Located in Special Collections reading room.
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Cap Rock Ranch by Alexander Hogue, framed lithograph,, (18"W x 14"H)
Located in oversize.
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Clock, Goldsmiths Company, (3.5"W x 5.5"H)
Located in Box 10.
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Clock, Gubelin,
Located in Box 10.
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Globe,
Located in Box 9
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Obelisks, (2 items, 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 12" tall)
Located in Special Collections Department Head's office.
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Table, (5"W x 30"L x 30"H with 12 1/2")
Located in exhibition space.
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Washington University Libraries Philip Mills Arnold Semeiology Collection book plates printing blocks, (3 items, 4"x4.5", 3"x3.25", 2"x2.25")
Made by Kindersley.
Located in Box 10.

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XIII. Personal Papers,

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11/31-32
Address books,
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11/33
Awards,
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American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellow award, 1972
Located in oversize.
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The American Institute of Chemical Engineers certificate of membership, 1946
Located in oversize.
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The American Institute of Chemists certificate of membership, 1968
Located in oversize.
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Gas Processors Association Hanlon Award, 1975
Located with Series XII. Realia, Box 10
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Gas Processors Association Hanlon Award Clock, 1975
Located with Series XII. Realia, Box 10
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The Governor of the State of Oklahoma appointment as member of the governor's advisory committee on science and industry, 1988 (2 copies)
Located in oversize.
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National Academy of Engineering diploma, 1970
Located in oversize.
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Southwest Chapter of the American Institute of Chemists Professional Recognition Award, 1971
Located in oversize.
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Washington University Alumni Citation award, 1968
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12-14/-
Card Catalogue Files,
Card catalogue records for Arnold's personal library.
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Clippings and Photocopies,
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15/34Book Ads,
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15/35Cryptographie by Gaëtan Henri Léon Viaris. Published in "Le Génie Civil," 1888. 2 copies. Translation.,
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15/36Cryptographie indéchiffrable by Emile Victor Théodore Myszkowski, 1902. 2 copies. Translation.,
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15/37Japanese Hiragana,
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15-16/38-40Miscellaneous,
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16/41-42Polygraphiae by Johannes Trithemius,
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17/43-44Semeiology,
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17/45Washington University Student Life, 1925
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Correspondence,
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17/46Book Donations Other than Washington University, 1979
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17-18/47-53Cryptography, 1978-1990
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19/54-55Research Center for Language and Semiotic Studies, 1981-1983
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19-26/56-84Washington University, 1956-1994
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26/85Unidentified German letters with partial translation,
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26/86-87
Curriculum Vitae,
Includes other professional information.
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Education,
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26/88-89Animal biology drawings,
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27/90Navy, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Elementary Course in Cryptanalysis, 1941
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27/91-92Plant biology drawings,
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27/93Pyrolysis of Propane on Pilot Plant Scale, 1941
Arnold's thesis for a master of science degree in chemical engineering from Washington University.
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Located in oversize.
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Washington University master of science degree in chemical engineering, 1941
Located in oversize.
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28/94Washington University honorary doctorate, 1983
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28/95Washington University honorary degree procedure guide, 1983
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Financial Papers,
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28-31/96-106Antiquarian Books - A-Z,
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31/107Antiquarian Books - Dawson, 1973-1985
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31/108Antiquarian Books - Howes, 1973-1986
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31/109Antiquarian Books - Mundo do Livro, 1973-1981
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32/110Antiquarian Books - Quaritch, 1973-1983
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32/111Antiquarian Books - Rosenthal, 1976-1992
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32/112Antiquarian Books - Salloch, 1973-1983
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32/113Antiquarian Books - Shulman, 1973-1978
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32/114Antiquarian Books - Stenderhoff, 1973-1986
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32/115Bookbinding - Bailey, 1973-1983
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32/116Bookbinding - Harcourt, 1978-1982
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33/117Bookbinding - Horton/Balloffet, 1969-1984
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33/118Bookbinding - Miscellaneous, 1956-1991
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33/119-120Bookbinding - Motter, 1976-1992
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34/121Long Delayed Books, 1973-1989
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34/122-123Miscellaneous Dealers A-Z,
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34/124Portuguese, 1954-1961
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35/125Scribners - Rizzoli, 1974-1986
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35/126Swiss Bank Corporation, 1967-1992
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35/127University Presses, 1972-1993
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Journals,
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36/130-131
Paper Samples,
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36/132
Patents,
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Biaxially Oriented Plastic Film Laminate,
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Blending Solid Olefin Polymers with Rubber,
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Catalytic Polymerization,
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Continuous Extractive Crystallization Process,
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Continuous Fractional Crystallization Process,
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Conversion of Hyrdocarbons,
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Conversion of Ortho Tertiary Alkyl Phenols,
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Dealkylation of Alkyl Pyridines,
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Hyrocardbon Conversion,
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Laminates of Aluminum and Solid Polymers of 1-Olefins,
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Manufacture of Alkyl Sulfenyl Trithiocarbonates,
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Method and Apparatus for Forming a Biaxially Oriented Plastic Film Laminate,
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Method of Heating Microbial Cells,
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Method of Purifying Anhyrous Aluminum Chloride,
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Polymers of 1-Monoolefins and Dodecatetraenes,
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Primary and Secondary Alkyl Sulfenyl Trithiocarbonates,
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Process for Producing Carbon Black,
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Production of Alkenyl Thiophenes,
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Production of Ethyl Alcohol and Alkylate,
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Solvent Extraction System,
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Treatment of Hyrdocarbons,
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Treatment of Hyrdocarbons,
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Personal Publications,
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Beitrag zur Vulkanisation von Butadien/Styrol-Kautschuk durch Gamma-Bestrahlung., 1959 (36 pp)
Published in Kautschuk Und Gummi
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Contributor's Column, 1937 (1 p)
Published in The Bent of Tau Beta Pi, November 1937.
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Cycloversion Process for Catalytic Cracking, 1944 (2 pp)
Published in World Petroleum, 1944. Co-written by Bradley Skinner.
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Making Research and Development Effective, 1956 (16 pp)
Speech at the Arden House Industrial Research Conference.
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Modern Alchemy, 1971 (5 pp)
Published in The Chemist, April 1971.
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Olefin Production by Thermal Cracking of Isobutane, 1945 (5 pp)
Published in The Oil and Gas Journal, July 7, 1945.
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Petroleum Industry Shifts into High, 1950 (3 pp)
Published in C&EN Annual Review, 1950. Co-written by R.W. Thomas
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Refiners Embrace Petrochemicals, 1954 (3 pp)
Published in Chemical and Engineering News, Volume 32, 1954.
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Talk Given by P.M. Arnold in Phillips Officers' Dining Room, 1956 (5 pp)
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Untitled paper, 1969 (9 pp)
Speech from the PTC Research Institute Annual Conference, June 5-6, 1969.
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What Management Expects from the Patent Department, 1973 (5 pp)
Speech by Arnold before the Association of Patent Counsel.
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Why Not Try Cooperative Research, 1954 (14 pp)
Published in Harvard Business Review, July-August 1954 and Teknisk-Vetenskaplig Forskning, 1959.
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Photographs,
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37/134Arnold photographs, (7 items)
Includes one photograph with William H. Danforth.
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37/135Bartlesville, Oklahoma house, (4 items)
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37/136Unidentified loose photographs, (6 items)
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Unidentified framed photographs, (4 items)
Six photographs of women and two of men.
Three are located in oversize and four are located with Series XII Realia, Box 9.
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William McKim Arnold (1810-1862), ca. 1860
Located in oversize. Framed.
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Photo albums, (2 items)
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38/-
Postcard collection,
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Box/folder
Retirement,
Arnold retired from Phillips Petroleum Company on January 13, 1976.
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39/137Bound volume of Arnold patents from the Technical Information Branch of Phillips Petroleum Company.,
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39/138Cartoon centerpiece featuring Arnold.,
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Engraved listing of Arnold patents from the Patent Division of Phillips Petroleum Company,
Located in oversize.
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Framed cartoon drawing of Arnold from the Patent Division of Phillips Petroleum Company.,
Located in oversize.
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39/139Guest book from Arnold's retirement party.,
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Lucite Tree from Electron Accelerator from the Physics and Analysis Branch of Phillips Petroleum Company,
Labeled as six million volt electron tree.
Labeled in Special Collections reading room.
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Phillips Petroleum Company award, Retirement as VP of Research and Development,
Located in oversize.
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Photo album of Arnold's retirement party at the Hillcrest Country Club.,
Located with Series XII. Realia., Box 9.
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Picture of Arnold in plastic pellets from the Plastics Development Branch of Phillips Petroleum Company.,
Contains more than 20,000 Marlex Polyethylene pellets.
Located in oversize.
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Printing plate with baren,
Located in oversize.

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