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Commonplace book, circa 1872-1899

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/g245q

Descriptive Summary

Title: Commonplace book, circa 1872-1899
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 151
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract:Contains one commonplace book of notes and commentary on various subjects.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Commonplace Book, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Nancy H. Watkins, 1996.

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Scope and Content Note

This commonplace book is a collection of notes and commentary on various subjects. Included is a commentary on Antonio Rosmini’s Works of Ovid written in Italian, a passage from Hylas by Theocritus written in Greek, and notes on various styles of ecclesiastical architecture. Also included are numerous genealogical tables of British royalty and nobility, and notes on the development of English Parliament and other significant political events in British history. Monograms at the end of some entries indicate that they were written in 1872.

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