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McDonald Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, 2041-1763 BC, ca. 960-1941 AD

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Mary McDonald, ca. 1880s.
Description: Mary McDonald, ca. 1880s.
Source: OSU Archives, P017:2324

Stanley, Thomas. The history of philosophy: containing the lives, opinions, actions and discourses of the philosophers of every sect. Illustrated with the effigies of divers of them. London,
				Printed for W. Battersby [etc.] 1701.
Description: Stanley, Thomas. The history of philosophy: containing the lives, opinions, actions and discourses of the philosophers of every sect. Illustrated with the effigies of divers of them. London, Printed for W. Battersby [etc.] 1701.
Source: McDonald Collection, B111 .S7 1701

Summary translation: 37 sheep and goats from 12 named Amorites from the town of Bàd, and 7 sheep and goats from 3 named Sumerian officials, were delivered to Abbasaga who expended them for various unnamed purposes. The
				transaction took place on the 27th day of the month of Akiti in the 5th year of king Amar-Suen (2041 BCE).
Description: Summary translation: 37 sheep and goats from 12 named Amorites from the town of Bàd, and 7 sheep and goats from 3 named Sumerian officials, were delivered to Abbasaga who expended them for various unnamed purposes. The transaction took place on the 27th day of the month of Akiti in the 5th year of king Amar-Suen (2041 BCE).
Source: McDonald Collection, Sumerian Tablet, 2041 BCE.

Cuneiform Tablet, ca. 2000 BCE.
Description: Cuneiform Tablet, ca. 2000 BCE.
Source: McDonald Collection.

Frazer, James George, Sir. The golden bough; a study in magic and religion. London: Macmillan and Co., limited, 1911.
Description: Frazer, James George, Sir. The golden bough; a study in magic and religion. London: Macmillan and Co., limited, 1911.
Source: McDonald Collection, BL310 .F7 1911

Lapsley, Arthur Brooks, ed. The Writings of Abraham Lincoln. New York: G. P. Putnam's sons, 1905.
Description: Lapsley, Arthur Brooks, ed. The Writings of Abraham Lincoln. New York: G. P. Putnam's sons, 1905.
Source: McDonald Collection, E457 .91 1905 v.24


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