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Carlson Fable Collections (College of Arts & Sciences)

Aesop's Artifacts collection: A wide assortment of objects depicting fables.
Books of Fables collection: An annotated bibliography of books of fables.

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  • Memoirs 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (2008)
    From Editor's Note: | Father William F. Rigge, S.J., was near completion of his Memoirs when he passed away on March 31, 1927, at the age of 69. One could argue that the title Memoirs is inaccurate since the pages are less ...
  • Chalice 

    Unknown author (1920)
    Holds wine which becomes the Precious Blood of Christ during the Mass.|AMDG + in buttons around stem, six images of sacrifice and Eucharist around the base|Inscriptions underneath the base of the chalice: St John's from ...
  • Monstrance 

    Unknown author (1922)
    Used to display the consecrated Host outside of Mass for the public adoration by the faithful.|Inscription on bottom edge of the base reads: Tibi, Domine Jesu, in repatationem et gratiarum actionem. MWL. To you, Lord Jesus, ...
  • Monstrance 

    Unknown author (1960)
    Used for the display of the consecrated host from the public adoration of the faithful.|Identifying marks underneath: Maker's mark, Schwarzmann Trier Germany.|Dimensions (HxWxL): 22x7x7|The exact date for this item is not ...
  • Glass Chalice 

    Unknown author (1980)
    Used as a chalice during the Mass, during a time of great liturgical change and confusion. No longer in use.|Dimensions (HxWxL): 8x3x3|The exact date for this item is not known. The date listed is approximate.
  • Bells 

    Unknown author (1930)
    Rung during liturgical functions to alert the faithful of an important moment.|Dimensions (HxWxL): 3x6x6|The exact date for this item is not known. The date listed is approximate.
  • Bells 

    Unknown author (1940)
    Rung during liturgical functions to alert the faithful of an important moment.|Dimensions (HxWxL): 6x7x7|The exact date for this item is not known. The date listed is approximate.
  • Rigge v. Dean exchange on Halley’s Comet and Pope Callixtus III 

    Dean, John Candace; Rigge, William F., S.J. (1908)
    The Rigge v. Dean exchanges were a series of articles between Fr. William Rigge, S.J. and John Dean debating the historicity of the stories surrounding Pope Calixtus III and Halley's Comet that appeared in Popular Astronomy ...
  • Omaha’s Riot in Story and Picture 

    Educational Publishing Company (Educational Publishing Company. 1919)
    From the Foreword: | The purpose of this book is educational. Its editors believe publicity is the surest cure for lawlessness. The story of the riot has its lessons for all thinking citizens. The dramatic facts of the mob ...
  • Creighton University Magazine Spring 2019 

    Unknown author (Creighton University. Omaha, NE, 2019)
    JESUIT GARDENS|Chances are, if you ever got locked out of your residence hall room, or any Creighton office, you experienced the handiwork of the campus Jesuit locksmith. Page 15.
  • Mantlepiece Decoration 

    Unknown author (1878)
    This mantelpiece ornament was presented by university founder Sarah Emily Creighton to Creighton College on its opening day, September 2, 1878. It features a cross, an anchor, and a heart, which are symbols of the three ...
  • A Feasibility Study on Central Purchasing for the Omaha Archdiocese 

    Stewart, Glenn L. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1969)
    There is a definite need for the voluntary central purchasing program. As stated by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal Spellman, "Funds and group buying should receive equal attention to the necessary task of raising funds and ...
  • Jesuit Astronomy 

    Rigge, William F., S.J.; Schreiber, John, S.J. (1904)
    First Paragraph: | Part I. The Old Society, 1540-1773 | In the following pages I have attempted to jot down a few notes concerning the Jesuits of the 17th and 18th centuries and their relation to astronomy: I say notes, ...
  • Realm of Science October 20th 1917 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
    First Paragraph: | The term nebula (plural nebulae) is a Latin word meaning a cloud. It is applied by astronomers to a class of heavenly bodies that look like shining clouds with patches or regions of brighter or fainter ...
  • Realm of Science May 20th 1918 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
    First Paragraph: | The most wonderful and unique geographical wonder of the world in its own line has lately been discovered in Alaska. It is called the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, because from innumerable vents of all ...
  • Realm of Science March 20th 1918 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1918)
    First Paragraph: | On next June 8th, a considerable section of the United States will enjoy a celestial spectacle for which astronomers often travel halfway round the earth. This will be a total eclipse of the sun, when ...
  • Realm of Science January 20th 1917 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
    First Paragraph: | The American Association for the Advancement of Science is the largest scientific society in America. It was established in 1848 and numbers over eleven thousand members. Its presidents have been the ...
  • Realm of Science April 20th 1917 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
    First Paragraph: | It has often been said that no astronomer can be an atheist. The scale upon which the universe is built; the endless variety and the infinite number of the visible stars, all of which are self-luminous ...
  • Realm of Science November 20th 1917 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1917)
    First Paragraph: | If there is anything in the realm of the wonderful science of astronomy that commands the admiration of the world, learned as well as unlearned, it is the accuracy with which eclipses are predicted, and ...
  • Realm of Science December 20th 1916 

    Rigge, William F., S.J. (1916)
    First Paragraph: | The most remarkable eclipse in a certain way that can possibly occur, is the one that will come when we are busily preparing for Christmas, that is, when our clocks show 3 p.m. central time on Christmas ...

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