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1723 Copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ Possibly Morant’s (?) and Japanese Stamp Collection

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; …
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / V500 / S20
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
Unknown
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant (?), Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
2 books (1 published, 1 stamp book)
History / Biographical
Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724) was born in Cornwall and eventually became a Doctor of Divinity. Prideaux was an author of multiple textual works pertaining to faith and particularly Christianity. He was the Dean of Norwich from 1702 until his death in 1724.
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; front believed to be by Nicholas Morant (?), side unknown. Also includes book of Japanese stamps collected by Nicholas Morant; many not dated, various designs and sizes, annotated on covers with Nicholas Morant's personal ink stamp.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 75 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 91
Subject Access
Religion
Biography
Stamps
Postage
Geographic Access
England
Japan
Canada
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Language
English
Conservation
'Mahomet' book must be stored with protective barrier to prevent further damage (i.e. acid-free paper).
Creator
Humphrey Prideaux, Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/prideaux
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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Adventures on the Columbia River

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1831
Author
Cox, Ross
Publisher
London : Colburn & Bentley
Call Number
F880 C69 1831 I
Author
Cox, Ross
Publisher
London : Colburn & Bentley
Published Date
1831
Physical Description
368 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 1 of 2
Subjects
Rocky Mountains, Canada
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
F880 C69 1831 I
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Adventures on the Columbia River

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1831
Author
Cox, Ross
Publisher
London : Colburn & Bentley
Call Number
F880 C69 1831 II
Author
Cox, Ross
Publisher
London : Colburn & Bentley
Published Date
1831
Physical Description
400 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 2 of 2
Subjects
Rocky Mountains, Canada
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
F880 C69 1831 II
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Alice Fulmer fonds

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Part Of
Alice Fulmer fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of 155 topical files prepared by Alice Fulmer as a personal project between 1964 and 1969 and composed of historical notes, transcripts, clippings, ephemera and photographs. Topics center around Banff history and personalities; Canadian Rockies history, flora and fauna; sk…
Date Range
1833, 1886-1969
Reference Code
M70 / V217
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alice Fulmer fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 70
V 217
Sous-Fonds
M70 / V217
Accession Number
149, 385, 992, 1065, 1375, 2416, 3083, 3306
Reference Code
M70 / V217
GMD
Photograph
Photograph print
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1833, 1886-1969
Physical Description
ca.95 cm of textual records. -- 40 photographs : prints
History / Biographical
Alice G. Fulmer, 1896-1989, was a resident and amateur local historian at Banff, Alberta, Canada.
Scope & Content
Fonds consists primarily of 155 topical files prepared by Alice Fulmer as a personal project between 1964 and 1969 and composed of historical notes, transcripts, clippings, ephemera and photographs. Topics center around Banff history and personalities; Canadian Rockies history, flora and fauna; skiing, Indians and miscellaneous Alberta and British Columbia subjects. ; Also includes the marriage record of Fulmer's great-grandparents, 1833; reminiscences about Emmeline Savatard, 1980; and a scrapbook on Banff history and personalities containing mainly Walter P. Fulmer's papers.
Photographs include personal and family photographs; also photographs collected by Alice Fulmer. Photographs pertain to Alice Fulmer, alpine trips, Fulmer family, early Banff activities and buildings, 1886-1967; includes some copies.
Name Access
Fulmer, Alice
Subject Access
Community life
Family and personal life
Access Restrictions
No restrictions on access
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: basic description
Related Material
Related in part to Helen Fulmer Wells fonds (M480/V675)
Creator
Fulmer, Alice
Category
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on accession records and contents of fonds
Processing Status
Processed
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Alice Wright fonds

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Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also B…
Date Range
1827-1975
Reference Code
M193 / V710
Description Level
1 / Fonds
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Part Of
Alice Wright fonds
Description Level
1 / Fonds
Fonds Number
M 193
V 710
Sous-Fonds
M193/V710
Accession Number
1173, 2418, 3972
Reference Code
M193 / V710
GMD
Motion picture
Film
Textual record
Private record
Date Range
1827-1975
Physical Description
11 motion pictures. -- 6 textual records
History / Biographical
Alice Wright, d.ca.1982, was owner of the Mount Robson Ranch and operator of the Berg Lake Chalet in the Mount Robson area of British Columbia, Canada. She also lived at Red Pass and Sidney, B.C.
Scope & Content
Fonds includes motion pictures by Alice Wright of horse trips and travels in the Canadian Rockies and miscellaneous papers and ephemera pertaining to Mount Robson Ranch, Berg Lake Chalet and Mount Robson region and history. Films pertain mainly to the Mount Robson and Jasper, Alberta areas; also Banff and Lake Louise. Textual records include a transcript of a portion of a diary of George MacDougal, 1827, describing a trip through Yellowhead Pass, Tete Jaune Cache to Jasper House. Also includes a memorandum of the British Columbia Parks Branch, 1975, re the future of the Berg Lake Chalet; annotations by Alice Wright.
Name Access
Wright, Alice
Subject Access
Exploration, discovery and travel
Access Restrictions
Some restrictions on access to originals
Copyright, privacy, commercial use and other restrictions may apply
Language
Language is English
Finding Aid
Finding aids and reference tools: motion picture summaries
Creator
Wright, Alice
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Title Source
Title based on accession records
Processing Status
Processed
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Alpes de la haute Engadine

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1859
Author
Binet-Hentsch, J.L
Publisher
Geneve : Ramboz et Schuchardt
Call Number
DQ841 E5 B55
Author
Binet-Hentsch, J.L
Publisher
Geneve : Ramboz et Schuchardt
Published Date
1859
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ841 E5 B55
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Alpes et Pyrenees

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1854
Author
de Chaumont, C
Publisher
Limoges : Barbou Freres
Call Number
DQ825 C43
Author
de Chaumont, C
Publisher
Limoges : Barbou Freres
Published Date
1854
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ825 C43
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass wit…
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Title
And Scabbard Dagger
Date
1850 – 1920
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
1.7 x 3.3 x 24.5 cm
Description
A long straight knife with fluted wooden handle and scabbard ornately trimmed with brass. (a) dagger, short, narrow, pointed, double edged steel blade with small, dark, fluted wooden handle. Blade guard, cast of brass with raised curlicue design, turns upward at sides, handle tip of cast brass with similar design and small lug with hole through at one side Note: blade guard loose; wooden handle cracked along length; blade pitted. (b) scabbard, narrow and straight, made of two pieces of wood held together by two rings of heavy cast brass with raised floral motifs, becoming oval medallions on one side with cast relief of dragon like figures. Cast brass bands at mouth and tip repeat dragon floral motif of other two bands and have floral motif cut through exposing pebbly stone inlay in wood. Brass ring near top with small brass loop on one side.
Subject
warfare
fighting
animal
dragon
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0056 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to hand…
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Title
And Scabbard Knife
Date
1850 – 1935
Material
metal; shell; wood
Dimensions
4.6 x 2.6 x 33.8 cm
Description
Knife with carved pistol grip handle and flame like carved piece at mouth of wooden scabbard. (a) knife, thin, curved, pointed steel blade with handle carved of greenish tortoiseshell ? shaped like a simple pistol grip. Deep single groove incised at each side at top near hilt. Blade joined to handle with roughly formed collar of grey metal. Note: hairline cracks in handle along grain, blade pitted and rusted. (b) scabbard, simple, slightly curved, wood with hoof like ebony tip. Band of tortoiseshell ? at opening carved in shape of flame or flowing leaf sticking out to one side. Round hole drilled through top, five thin lines incised across wood spaced evenly along length of scabbard. Small patches of glossy black material in a few places, and a black colour in the grain of the wood indicate that the wood may have been once enamelled black
Subject
warfare
fighting
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0060 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1934
Material
metal; wood; stone
Catalogue Number
104.05.0059 a,b
Description
Kris with carved light coloured wooden handle, collar of pink stones between it and blade, and wooden scabbard of light colour with dark splotches and large organic cover for sword guard. (a) kris, long, narrow, pointed, double edged blade flaring out at shoulders which have ornate, lacy edges and…
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Title
And Scabbard Kris
Date
1850 – 1934
Material
metal; wood; stone
Dimensions
2.5 x 9.0 x 52.8 cm
Description
Kris with carved light coloured wooden handle, collar of pink stones between it and blade, and wooden scabbard of light colour with dark splotches and large organic cover for sword guard. (a) kris, long, narrow, pointed, double edged blade flaring out at shoulders which have ornate, lacy edges and deep double groove incised on either side of blade. Handle is an angular, carved block of wood with a wide band of ebony girding its middle. Small brass ring set in with round pink stones jade? at junction between blade and handle. (b) scabbard, carved of light coloured wood with dark patches. Straight, wide, and rounded at tip with large, flat, rounded crosspiece at mouth. Opening elongated at one end to accept wide shoulder of blade, and crosspiece slightly carved to accentuate shape. Dark splotches of heartwood form organic patterns on the lighter wood of the scabbard.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0059 a,b
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Date
1850 – 1909
Material
metal; wood; skin
Catalogue Number
104.05.0050 a,b
Description
A small narrow sword with wooden scabbard and handle shaped like angular dragon's head. (a) sword, small with thin, narrow, sharply pointed blade, of one piece with handle which is shaped like angular dragon head on long neck. Blade is inlaid with strips of bronze on each side and along spine with …
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Title
And Scabbard Sword
Date
1850 – 1909
Material
metal; wood; skin
Dimensions
3.6 x 3.5 x 53.5 cm
Description
A small narrow sword with wooden scabbard and handle shaped like angular dragon's head. (a) sword, small with thin, narrow, sharply pointed blade, of one piece with handle which is shaped like angular dragon head on long neck. Blade is inlaid with strips of bronze on each side and along spine with incised geometric designs, and a double notch cut into spine on each side near the middle. Handle is overlaid with bronze strips into which designs and features of dragon have been cut. (b) scabbard, made of two pieces of wood shaped to fit the blade and held together with five metal strips around the outside, evenly spaced along length, one strap missing. Front side completely carved with intricate geometric design and small slit carved out near top through which is tied a leather thong.
Subject
warfare
fighting
Sam Ward
Justice Doughty
Ennesmore Gardens
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
104.05.0050 a,b
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Arctic explorations : the second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1856
Author
Kane, Elisha Kent
Publisher
Philadelphia : Childs & Peterson
Call Number
G665 K3 II
Author
Kane, Elisha Kent
Publisher
Philadelphia : Childs & Peterson
Published Date
1856
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 2 of 2
Call Number
G665 K3 II
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Arctic explorations : the second Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1856
Author
Kane, Elisha Kent
Publisher
Philadelphia : Childs & Peterson
Call Number
G665 K3 I
Author
Kane, Elisha Kent
Publisher
Philadelphia : Childs & Peterson
Published Date
1856
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 1 of 2
Call Number
G665 K3 I
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascensions aux cimes de l'Etna et du Mont Blanc

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1835
Author
Tilly, Henri de
Publisher
Geneve : Berthier-Guers libraire
Call Number
DQ841 M7 T54
Author
Tilly, Henri de
Publisher
Geneve : Berthier-Guers libraire
Published Date
1835
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ841 M7 T54
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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The ascent of Mont Blanc : a series of four views, printed in oil colours by George Baxter

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1855
Author
MacGregor, J
Publisher
London : s.n
Call Number
DQ841 M7 M32
Author
MacGregor, J
Publisher
London : s.n
Published Date
1855
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Call Number
DQ841 M7 M32
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascent of Scawfell Pike : or, a day in the mountains

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1851
Author
Abbatt, Richard
Publisher
London : Gilpin
Call Number
DA670 L1 A2 Pam
Author
Abbatt, Richard
Publisher
London : Gilpin
Published Date
1851
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
England
Lake District
Scafell Pike
Call Number
DA670 L1 A2 Pam
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascent on Mont Blanc by a new route and without guides...

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1856
Author
Hudson, Charles
Publisher
London : Longman, Brown [et al.]
Edition
2d ed
Call Number
DQ841 M7 H83
Author
Hudson, Charles
Edition
2d ed
Publisher
London : Longman, Brown [et al.]
Published Date
1856
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Kennedy, Edward Shirley
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 H83
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1837
Author
Atkins, Henry Martin
Publisher
London : Not published
Call Number
DQ841 M7 A8
Author
Atkins, Henry Martin
Publisher
London : Not published
Published Date
1837
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 A8
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc in 1834

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1836
Author
Barry, Martin
Publisher
Edinburgh : Blackwood
Call Number
DQ841 M7 B27
Author
Barry, Martin
Publisher
Edinburgh : Blackwood
Published Date
1836
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
DQ841 M7 B27
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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Astroria : or, anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1836
Author
Irving, Washington
Publisher
Philadelphia : Carey, Lea & Blanchard
Call Number
F880 I78 II
Author
Irving, Washington
Publisher
Philadelphia : Carey, Lea & Blanchard
Published Date
1836
Physical Description
279 pages
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Series
Volume 2 of 2
Notes
Edward C. Porter Mountaineering Library
Call Number
F880 I78 II
Collection
Alpine Club of Canada Library
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