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collection of records especially about an institution

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On the transfer of the archives to Halifax, this package, proving to be of no public concern, was left behind, and had remained ever since unopened.
I say that the place of the skeleton of the Opera ghost is in the archives of the National Academy of Music.
At the sight of papers of all sorts, -- titles, contracts, parchments, which were kept in the archives of the family, all descending from the poisoned cardinal, I in my turn examined the immense bundles of documents, like twenty servitors, stewards, secretaries before me; but in spite of the most exhaustive researches, I found -- nothing.
Sire, the history of that enmity between the ant and the lion may be read from the first to the last line, in the secret archives of your family.
From the remotest period of antiquity to which the archives have reference, the hours have been regularly struck by the big bell.
It was a mighty consolation to us all to know that you were runnin' loose and had the archives in your keepin'.
In the conventual buildings attached to this church are the state archives of Venice.
The poets made all the words, and therefore language is the archives of history, and, if we must say it, a sort of tomb of the muses.
And there the following certificate was drawn up in the terms in which it appears to-day, in the archives of the Royal Geographical Society of London:
And there was a place and everything waiting for him in the Archives Department
I suggested to Perry that we were in the public library of Phutra, but later, as he commenced to discover the key to their written language, he assured me that we were handling the ancient archives of the race.
No published history mentions this little lost prince; only the secret archives of the kings of England tell the story of his strange and adventurous life.
At least so the Company reckoned, and so would he have reckoned could he have had access to the carefully and minutely compiled record of him filed away in the office archives.
In what possible way could any trace of that misfortune, or any suggestive hint of something resembling it, exist in the archives of the "Annual Register" or in the pages of Voltaire?
A little less than a hundred years ago, and a little more than six hundred years after the death, the confession of Pervaise was discovered in the secret archives of the Vatican.
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