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

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54220
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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Canadian news publications

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54761
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 full copies of Canadian news publications including The Dominion Illustrated, Montreal Star, and The Montreal Herald, as well as one torn section from a 1937 edition of the Edmonton Bulletin newspaper. Content pertains to business development, agriculture, trade and local history…
Date Range
1890
1901
1927
1937
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 41 to 44
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / F : Collected material
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / II / F1 : Textual
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 41 to 44
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1890
1901
1927
1937
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records (4 volumes ; 28.5 x 41 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of 3 full copies of Canadian news publications including The Dominion Illustrated, Montreal Star, and The Montreal Herald, as well as one torn section from a 1937 edition of the Edmonton Bulletin newspaper. Content pertains to business development, agriculture, trade and local history in Calgary; a Royal Visit by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York to Canada in 1901; Canadian trade, industry and tourism; and political tension between Russia and Japan prior to World War II.
Subject Access
Advertising
Agriculture
Businesses
Commerce
Environment
Finances
Indigenous Peoples
Land, settlement and immigration
Manufacturing
Military
National parks and reserves
Natural resources
Politics
Geography
History
Industry
Government
Royal Visit
Royal tours
Royalty
Sports and recreation
Tourism
Travel
War
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Edmonton
Quebec
Montreal
Russia
Japan
Language
English
Conservation
Edmonton Bulletin newspaper has been placed in mylar
All items stored flat in oversize box to prevent further creasing and damage
Category
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Land, settlement and immigration
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Items are arranged chronologically in file box: LUX / II / F1 / 41 : "The Dominion Illustrated" [1890] LUX / II / F1 / 42 : "The Royal Visit to Canada 1901", Montreal Star LUX / II / F1 / 43 : "The National Number of the Montreal Herald" [1927] LUX / II / F1 / 44 : "Edmonton Bulletin" [1937]
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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