I love reading about ancient manuscripts. They have such fascinating histories – written by hand in obscure places, passed from owner to owner, altered, rebound, stolen, damaged – you name it, they’ve done it. 27 more words
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Contributed by Emily Gainer.
Werner Wolff (1904-1957) was a man of many interests – psychology, anthropology, graphology, and religion. Gordon W. Allport wrote to Wolff on March 24, 1952: “In fact, I think you are the broadest-gauged psychologist alive” (Box M4845, Folder 4). 359 more words
This is what I love, to be working away at my manuscripts, all four of them at once. Chipping away at them like a sculptor at his marble or his stone, all evening, deep into the night, throughout the witching hours, the small hours of morning, only going to bed when the sun comes up. 13 more words
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