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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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British royal family [1939 - 1940]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of a Star Weekly, 1939 magazine publication about Queen Elizabeth and King Edward VI. Also included are newspaper clippings relating to "Know Your Empire" Contest, 1940.
Date Range
1939-1940
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 11
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 11
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1939-1940
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of a Star Weekly, 1939 magazine publication about Queen Elizabeth and King Edward VI. Also included are newspaper clippings relating to "Know Your Empire" Contest, 1940.
Subject Access
Royalty
Royal Visit
Politics
Public events
Regalia
Industry
Ship
Travel
Geographic Access
Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver
England
London
Access Restrictions
Copyright status unknown
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright status unknown
Language
English
Conservation
Metal rings removed from binding and replaced with unbleached string to protect materials from rust damage
Two loose items have been stored in mylar
Category
Commerce and industry
Exploration, discovery and travel
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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British royal family genealogy and images

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to King Edward and Queen Alexandria; the history of the Royal Family; Queen Mary and King George V; broadcast messages; and a magazine containing photographs of Queen Mary, titled "Her Majesty the Queen".
Date Range
1935
[1936-1940]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 16
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Published record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 16
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Published record
Date Range
1935
[1936-1940]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to King Edward and Queen Alexandria; the history of the Royal Family; Queen Mary and King George V; broadcast messages; and a magazine containing photographs of Queen Mary, titled "Her Majesty the Queen".
Notes
Magazine "Her Majesty the Queen" was removed from scrapbook and placed in file folder in box.
Subject Access
Royalty
Royal tours
Public events
Politics
Military
Family and personal life
Geographic Access
England
London
Canada
Language
English
Conservation
Pages interleaved
Handle scrapbook with caution as some contents are loose
Category
Family and personal life
Military
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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British royal family scrapbook [ca. 1930 - 1940]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of ca. 1930s newspaper clippings about King George V, Edward VIII's abdication, Wallis Simpson, George VI, and the change in status of members of the Royal Family in England following Edward's abdication.
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 13
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 13
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of ca. 1930s newspaper clippings about King George V, Edward VIII's abdication, Wallis Simpson, George VI, and the change in status of members of the Royal Family in England following Edward's abdication.
Name Access
Simpson, Wallis
Subject Access
History
Genealogy
Royalty
Politics
Calgary Herald
Public events
Newspaper
Publication
Geographic Access
England
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Language
English
Conservation
Metal paperclips have been removed due to early signs of rust damage
Consider removal of tape adhesive on binding as it is showing signs of deterioration and superficial damage to scrapbook
Category
Politics
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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British Royal Family souvenir books

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54788
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of two souvenir books pertaining to the British Royal Family. Includes one copy of "Souvenir of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee" [1897] pertaining to the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation, and one copy of "Berrow's Coronation Souvenir" book pertaining to the coronation of 13…
Date Range
1897
1953
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 39 & 40
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / III / B : Georgina Luxton
Sous-Fonds
LUX / III : Luxton family sous-fonds
Sub-Series
LUX / III / B4 : Collected material
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 39 & 40
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1897
1953
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records (2 volumes ; 30.5 x 43 cm and 30 x 42 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of two souvenir books pertaining to the British Royal Family. Includes one copy of "Souvenir of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee" [1897] pertaining to the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation, and one copy of "Berrow's Coronation Souvenir" book pertaining to the coronation of 13 British monarchs between 1690 and 1953, including Queen Elizabeth II.
Subject Access
Royalty
Government
Souvenir
Coronation
Anniversary
Public events
Geographic Access
England
Canada
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Government
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail

Canadian and global news [ca. 1930 - 1945]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is divided into sections with tabs labelled: Canadian, Britain, American, and Foreign. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to the Dionne Quints; political subjects; royalty and royal families in England, India, Denmark and Norway; celebrities and film stars; and sports: box…
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
1936
1937
1939
[1940 - 1945]
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 17
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 17
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
[1930 - 1940]
1936
1937
1939
[1940 - 1945]
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is divided into sections with tabs labelled: Canadian, Britain, American, and Foreign. Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings related to the Dionne Quints; political subjects; royalty and royal families in England, India, Denmark and Norway; celebrities and film stars; and sports: boxing, Joe Louis, football, billiards, tennis, baseball, horseracing, the Simpson sisters, and rodeo events.
Name Access
Dafoe, Allan Roy
Dionne Quintuplets
Meighen, Arthur
Bennett, Robert B.
Grenfell, Wilfred
Davison, Andrew
McBride, Robert
Buchan, John
MacDonald, Ramsay
Mussolini, Benito
Hitler, Adolf
Dubail, Yvon
Pasha, Enver
Ivanov, Nicholas
Von Emmich, Otto
Matsui, Iwane
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Dietrich, Marlene
Garson, Greer
Parker, Cecil
Lindo, Olga
Howard, Trevor
Hofmann, Josef
Bogart, Humphrey
Louis, Joe
Simpson, Mary (Hallock)
Simpson, Margaret
Subject Access
Politics
Military
Public events
Royalty
Royal tours
Travel
War
Memorial
World War I
World War II
Education
Children
Sports and recreation
Skating
Films and film making
Music
Performance
Baseball
Tennis
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Calgary
Ontario
Ottawa
Callander
England
London
China
Shanghai
Czechoslovakia
Prague
United States of America
New York
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Handle scrapbook with caution due to loose contents
Item has been interleaved with acid-free tissue paper
Category
Commerce and industry
Education
Family and personal life
Government
Military
Politics
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
thumbnail
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Current Events [January - March 1940]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper. Scrapbook has annotated title page which reads "Current Events January February March". Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to media coverage of World War II from early 1940.
Date Range
1940
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 25
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 25
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1940
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper. Scrapbook has annotated title page which reads "Current Events January February March". Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to media coverage of World War II from early 1940.
Notes
Some pages are annotated in pen with dates [presumably the month and year of publication of each page's respective articles].
Name Access
Churchill, Winston
Subject Access
Commerce and industry
Finances
Geography
Government
History
Labour
Laws and legislation
Military
Newspaper
Politics
Public events
Public Speaking
Royalty
War
World War II
Geographic Access
Canada
Russia
Japan
Germany
United States of America
England
Finland
Italy
India
Brazil
Argentina
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Several metal paperclips have been removed and replaced with plastic clips due to visible rust damage and risk of contaminating other materials in scrapbook
Metal bindings of scrapbook have been replaced with unbleached string for preservation reasons.
Related Material
Scrapbook LUX/III/B4/25 is part of collection of related scrapbooks [LUX / III / B4 / 24 to 28] covering global current events, commerce and political news from 1938-1940.
Category
Commerce and industry
Communications
Government
Labour
Military
Politics
Science and technology
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Less detail

The Fine Arts Music Drama Literature [1939 - 1940]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper, and consists of various newspaper and magazine pges and clippings from 1939 and 1940. Content pertains to operas and orchestral performances; famous musicians and poets; ballets; and radio broadcasting. Scrapbook has handwritten title on front…
Date Range
1939 - 1940
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 27
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 27
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Newspaper clipping
Date Range
1939 - 1940
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook is handmade from coloured construction paper, and consists of various newspaper and magazine pges and clippings from 1939 and 1940. Content pertains to operas and orchestral performances; famous musicians and poets; ballets; and radio broadcasting. Scrapbook has handwritten title on front cover which reads "The Fine Arts Music Drama Literature" .
Notes
Some pages are numbered in black ink, in upper right corner
No loose contents
Name Access
de Rimanoczy, Jean
Pons, Lily
Dickenson, Jean
Mitchell, Herbert
Pelletier, Wilfred
Friml, Rudolf
Yeats, William Butler
Moore, Grace
Hayes, Helen
Ouzarova, Zina
Hofmann, Josef
Subject Access
Music
Musicians
Performance
Poetry
Poets
Opera
Orchestra
Arts
Concert
Geographic Access
Canada
England
London
United States of America
Language
English
Conservation
Two metal binder rings have been replaced with unbleached string for preservation reasons
Category
Arts
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title written on front of scrapbook
Content Details
[Table of Contents:] Bells and Music Sanroma (violinist) and Stravinsky's Capriccio Toscanni [sic] and Radio Opera: Rimanoczy (violinist) Sibelius: Lily Pons (Composer and Opera Star) Menuhin (violinist): Metropolitan Bach (composer): Radio Wagner (composer): Zimbalist (composer) Horowitz (pianist): Barbirolli (conductor) Opera: Ballet Recordings Bernard Shaw: Robert Burns: Samuel Pepys William Yeats: Canadian Writers Grand Opera Rachmaninoff (pianist) Music and Art Bachs Musical Offering: Ballet: Masefield's Poems Opera over the Radio World Views Opera and Abe Lincoln Colbourne, Shaw, and Canada - Sibelius as his wife sees him Growth of Orchestras - Misrepresenting Wagner
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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King George VI and British royal family [ca. 1935 - 1951]

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings pertaining to King George VI's coronation and Queen Elizabeth; newspaper clippings relating to British West Indies, Australia and other Empire colonies as well as related stories. Scrapbook also includes articles relating to King George VI and family. Also …
Date Range
[1935-1940]
1939
1951
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 15
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Postcard
Published record
  1 image     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
III.B.4. Georgina Luxton : Collected Material : Textual Records
Sous-Fonds
III. Luxton Family sous-fonds
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 - 15
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Postcard
Published record
Date Range
[1935-1940]
1939
1951
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
Scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings pertaining to King George VI's coronation and Queen Elizabeth; newspaper clippings relating to British West Indies, Australia and other Empire colonies as well as related stories. Scrapbook also includes articles relating to King George VI and family. Also included are two file folders containing:
four postcards bearing images of the King and Queen's visit to Belfast, troops inspections and two publications titled: "Their Majesties' Canadian Visit, 1939" and a timetable of Pilot train and boats and itinerary of activities [placed in a mylar sleeve and file folder].
booklet and b&w photographs relating to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's Royal Visit, 1939 [placed in a file folder].
Subject Access
Politics
Public events
Royal tours
Royal Visit
Royalty
Trains
Travel
Newspaper
Publication
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Jasper
England
London
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Postcard prints and other inserts have been placed in mylar inside scrapbook
Category
Exploration, discovery and travel
Politics
Transportation
Title Source
Title based on contents of item
Processing Status
Processed
Electronic Resources
Images
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Map of Exmoor, Jon Whyte Text, Assorted

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 map and 3 published books. Contains 'Ordnance Survey: Contoured Road Map of Exmoor' (1930), annotated by Mollie Morant; 1 copy of 'Tidewater to Timberline' by Dan McCowan (1951) with handwritten note by the author to Nicholas and Ivy 'Willie' Morant; 1 copy of 'Indians in the Roc…
Date Range
1930
1951
1953
1985
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 42 to 45
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Map
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / S20 / V500
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
7784
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 42 to 45
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Map
Responsibility
Various authors
Date Range
1930
1951
1953
1985
Physical Description
Textual Records & Cartographic Record: 3 books, 1 map
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 map and 3 published books. Contains 'Ordnance Survey: Contoured Road Map of Exmoor' (1930), annotated by Mollie Morant; 1 copy of 'Tidewater to Timberline' by Dan McCowan (1951) with handwritten note by the author to Nicholas and Ivy 'Willie' Morant; 1 copy of 'Indians in the Rockies' by Jon Whyte (1985), with personal note from Jon to Nicholas and Willie; 1 copy of 'Ornamente der Volksunst' with note by Nicholas Morant inside - annotation identifies it as a 1937 Christmas gift to Willie, but copy was printed in 1953.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 38 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 45
Name Access
Whyte, Jon
Morant, Mollie
McCowan, Dan
Subject Access
Travel
Publication
Geographic Access
Canada
England
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified copyright owners.
Language
English
German
Conservation
Items in this file with risky materials attached, such as adhesives, must be covered with an acid-free paper barrier to protect adjacent items.
Creator
Various authors
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Processing Status
Processed
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