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[1914 & Other Poems]

Description: Photographs of "1914 & Other Poems" by Rupert Brooke, held by UNT Special Collections. The first image, is of the inside of the book with a faint illustration of a man's profile, the second image the see-through brown piece of paper is turned over to cover the illustration but to reveal the title of the book. Although Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) died before ever seeing battle, he was renowned for his war sonnets. W.B. Yeats noted that Brooke was “handsomest young man of England,” a fact that may account for some of his fame. Educated at Cambridge, he became a thespian, scholar, and soldier. Brooke, commissioned in the Royal Navy, never got to see battle. He died in 1915 at sea from sepsis. An eerie photograph portrait of the author’s profile, dated 1913, appears opposite the title page in this edition. Following the title page with publisher information and the typical copyright statement, we encounter a brief biographical note listing Brooke’s education and war time experience. His five war sonnets, titled “1914,” became notable for their romantic and patriotic view of the war. As a young man, Brooke wrote poems and published in anthologies and periodicals; his first volume of poetry, simply titled Poems, appeared in 1911 and (according to a note printed in this edition of 1914 and Other Poems) was reprinted in 1913 and twice in 1915. The contents of this volume are separated into sections beginning with the war sonnets titled “1914” followed by “The South Seas” and finally “Other Poems.” The last page of the book lists where the book was printed and contains a small slip that is taped to the back page, which was to be affixed to the spine of the book. An original slip is glued on the spine with the title of ...
Date: November 3, 2016
Creator: Sylve, Joshua
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Act 1, Scene 1 of My Fair Lady, 1964]

Description: Photograph from act 1, scene 1 of "My Fair Lady," the 1964 Abilene Christian College Homecoming musical. The scene is set outside the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. At the far left Russ Kirkpatrick (Colonel Pickering, left) and Dale Ward (Henry Higgins, middle) talk together and point at Donna Rankin (Eliza Doolittle, right) who is sitting next to a basket of flowers.
Date: [1964-11-03..1964-11-06]
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Act 1, Scene 1 of My Fair Lady, 1964 #2]

Description: Photograph from act 1, scene 1 of "My Fair Lady," the 1964 Abilene Christian College Homecoming musical. The scene is set outside the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. At the far left Russ Kirkpatrick (Colonel Pickering, far left) and Dale Ward (Henry Higgins, holding basket of flowers) talk together while Donna Rankin (Eliza Doolittle) stands to the right of the two men. On the right side of the photograph are the four Costermongers. Ted Marx is standing, and seated from left to right are: Barry Wright, Jerry Brown, and Les Wheeler.
Date: [1964-11-03..1964-11-06]
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Act 1, Scene 1 of My Fair Lady, 1964 #3]

Description: Photograph from act 1, scene 1 of "My Fair Lady," the 1964 Abilene Christian College Homecoming musical. The scene is set outside the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. At the far left Russ Kirkpatrick (Colonel Pickering, left) and Dale Ward (Henry Higgins, middle) talk together and point at Donna Rankin (Eliza Doolittle, right) who is sitting next to a basket of flowers.
Date: [1964-11-03..1964-11-06]
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Act 1, Scene 3 of My Fair Lady, 1964]

Description: Group photograph from act 1, scene 3 of "My Fair Lady," the 1964 Abilene Christian College Homecoming musical. The scene is set in the tenement section on Tottenham Court Road. Gary Aday (Alfred P. Doolittle) stands next to a bird cage in front of twenty members of the men's and women's ensembles.
Date: [1964-11-03..1964-11-06]
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Act 1, Scene 4 of My Fair Lady, 1964]

Description: Photograph from act 1, scene 4 of "My Fair Lady," the 1964 Abilene Christian College Homecoming musical. The scene is set in Henry Higgins' study. Russ Kirkpatrick (Colonel Pickering, left) uses his hands to mimic bull horns while Donna Rankin (Eliza Doolittle, middle) claps her hands. Dale Ward (Henry Higgins, right) is holding a handkerchief out and is mimicking a bullfighter.
Date: [1964-11-03..1964-11-06]
Creator: Jones, Lloyd
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library