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Anne of Brittany Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0001

Scope and Contents

The collection consists typescript and bound catalogs of the Anne of Brittany book collection created by Dr. H. Winnett Orr during his lifetime. Orr collected books relating to Anne, her life, her husbands, her reign as Queen of Brittany and as a Queen of France, the history of France during her lifetime, notable individuals alive during her reign, and general histories of France and its people. In addition, Orr created scrapbooks of his trip to Brittany in 1929 and of items assocated with his book collection and catalog list of the collection. Biographical items include a photograph of Orr and information on his service during World War I. Please note that the catalogs listed in the folder list are actually bound copies of Orr's typed catalog with additions, edits, notes on entries, and added materials such as book catalogs, postcards, correspondence, and receipts.


  • 1918-1955
  • Majority of material found within 1944-1951



3.00 Boxes

1.3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Related Materials

Orr, H. Winnett. Selected Pages from the History of Medicine in Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., 1952 (Spec R271 .O77 1952x). ____________. Wounds and Fractures; a Clinical Guide to Civil and Military Practice,Springfield, Ill., Baltimore, Md., C.C. Thomas, 1941
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States