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Anne of Brittany Collection

Title: Anne of Brittany Collection

Collector: Orr, H. Winnett (Hiram Winnett), 1877-1956

Dates: 1918-1955, bulk 1944-1951

Quantity: 3 boxes (1.3 linear ft.)

Collection Number: MS 0001

Language: English, French

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Anne of Brittany Collection (MS 0001). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Alternative Format: None


H. Winnett Orr served as a professor of Orthopedics within the College of Dentistry. He retired in June of 1949.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists typescript and bound catalogs of the Anne of Brittany book collection created by 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.


Orr, H. Winnett (Hiram Winnett), 1877-1956

Anne of Brittany, Consort of Louis XII, King of France, 1476-1514

Charles VIII, King of France, 1470-1498

Louis XII, King of France, 1462-1515

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Almanacs "Almanach Royal de Nantes," 1815-1836 Box 1. Folder 1. Catalog typescript, 1944 Box 1. Folder 2. Catalog cards, A-F, 1944 Box 1. Folder 3. Catalog cards, G-L, 1944 Box 1. Folder 4. Catalog cards, M-Z, 1944 Box 1. Folder 5. Catalog typescript, Anne of Britanny biography, 1948 Box 1. Folder 6. Catalog typescript, 1948 Box 1. Folder 7. Inventory copy "Anne of Britanny and a Catalog of the Dr. H. Winnett Orr Collection," 1949 Box 1. Folder 8. Notes, alphabetical catalog added-entries, 1949 Box 1. Folder 9. Bound catalog "extra illustrated" (red), 1949 Box 2. Folder 1. Bound catalog "extra illustrated" (green), 1949 Box 2. Folder 2. Bound catalog "Anne of Brittany H. Winnett Orr Collection," 1953 Box 2. Folder 3. Catalog fragments, notes on books, undated Box 2. Folder 4. Postcard, Anne of Brittany portrait Box 2. Folder 5. Family tree, Anne of Brittany Box 2. Folder 6. Published items, Anne of Brittany biography, Bretagne history, Nantes materials Box 2. Folder 7. Documents, maps Box 2. Folder 8. Correspondence, 1953-1955 Box 2. Folder 9. Postcards Box 3. Folder 1. Scrapbook, Brittany trip, 1929 Box 3. Folder 2. Souvenir book, Paris Box 3. Folder 3. Book plate Box 3. Folder 4. Invitation, program, dedication, 1951 Box 3. Folder 5. Guest list, dedication, 1951 Box 3. Folder 6. Replies, dedication invitation, A-G, 1951 Box 3. Folder 7. Replies, dedication invitation, H-Q, 1951 Box 3. Folder 8. Replies, dedication invitation, R-Z, 1951 Box 3. Folder 9. Newspaper clippings, dedication, 1951 Box 3. Folder 10. Bound typescript "History of Orthopedic Service Base Hospital," number 8, 1918 Box 3. Folder 11. Catalog, Winnett Memorial Library, Lincoln General Hospital Box 3. Folder 12. Photographs, Brittany (see also map case 2, drawer 1) Box 3. Folder 13. Photograph portrait, biographical materials
Related Material and Resources: 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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