Collection MS/MS 01.72 - Clara M. Baster's “Books of the Middle Ages” undated

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Clara M. Baster's “Books of the Middle Ages” undated

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Clara M. Baster (class of 1924) and Anita A. Lucke (class of 1925) were the authors of this manuscript.  Baster was from Benton Harbor, Michigan.  She majored in English and History while a student at the college, lived in Quad, and was active in Honor G and Y.W.C.A.  According to the 1924 Cyclone (p. 46), she was a “good sport,” “jolly companion on picnics,” and had a “keen sense of humor.”  No information is available on Lucke.

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Books of the Middle Ages is a 20-leaf, typewritten manuscript.  The leaves have simple borders, one set inside the other by one inch.  Between the two borders are hand-drawn decorations of plant and animal life that are subtly water colored.  The manuscript is bound in a heavy-weight paper and is tied along the spine with a ribbon.

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  • English

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