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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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King James Holy Bible

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54735
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one copy of the King James Bible published in London, England [1886 edition], bound in dark red leather, which was owned by Georgina Luxton. Contains several loose inserts, some of which are annotated [see "Content Details"].
Date Range
1886
Reference Code
LUX / III / B4 / 36
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Published record
Textual 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 / 36
GMD
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
1886
Physical Description
3.5 cm of textual records (1 volume ; 8.7 x 14 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of one copy of the King James Bible published in London, England [1886 edition], bound in dark red leather, which was owned by Georgina Luxton. Contains several loose inserts, some of which are annotated [see "Content Details"].
Notes
Inside cover is signed "G.E. Luxton W.L. College" [presumably referring to Georgina Luxton and Wesleyan Ladies' College, where she attended school ca. 1890-1895].
Name Access
Luxton, Georgina
Harmon, Aileen
Soole, Violet
Subject Access
Religions
Personal and Family Life
Education
Schools
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
England
London
Access Restrictions
Item is very fragile, consult with Archives/Library staff prior to handling
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Religions
Education
Family and personal life
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Contains several loose inserts: Annotated business card for "Thwaites Sadler, Whip and Harness Maker, Bishopsgate Without, London" [1850-1870?] between pages 50 and 51; torn paper scrap with handwritten poem/excerpt between pages 552 and 553; annotated business card for "Your Restaurant" [possibly operated in Montreal, Quebec] between pages 606 and 607; 1922 newspaper clipping pertaining to political debate involving William Luxton in 1877; small newspaper clipping pertaining to a meeting with members of the Literary-Dramatic Club in Banff between pages 738 and 739; and a newspaper clipping from 1901 mentioning Norman Luxton and John Voss' global canoe trip aboard the Tilikum.
Processing Status
Processed
Less detail
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