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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
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Adelia Woodworth scrapbook and Banff minutes book

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Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook produced by Adelia Woodworth and dated 1915. Scrapbook was previously used as a minutes book for community meetings held in Banff. First 10 pages contain news clippings and various typed poems and songs, as well as paper images of King Edward VII, flags of the world …
Date Range
1892 - 1895
1915
Reference Code
M74 / IV / A / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Part Of
Kidney family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M74 / V324
Series
M74 / IV : Family, friends and community records
Sous-Fonds
M74
Sub-Series
M74 / IV / A : 1886 - 1920
Accession Number
3109
Reference Code
M74 / IV / A / 2
GMD
Textual record
Scrapbook
Date Range
1892 - 1895
1915
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records (1 scrapbook : 88 pages ; 21 x 32 cm)
History / Biographical
Adelia Woodworth Nickerson (1902 - 1977) was the ninth child of Elizabeth and Benjamin F. Woodworth, and was born and raised in Banff. Adelia married Nick Nickerson and later moved to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook produced by Adelia Woodworth and dated 1915. Scrapbook was previously used as a minutes book for community meetings held in Banff. First 10 pages contain news clippings and various typed poems and songs, as well as paper images of King Edward VII, flags of the world and a loose page from the Artistic Publishing Co., Ltd in London. The following 76 pages contain minutes and general notes from meetings in Banff from 1892-1895, naming R.G. Brett, Benjamin Woodworth Sr. and others. Two pages near end of book have additional notes on Australian Cadets.
Notes
First page of early meeting minutes/original notes from minutes book are obscured by news clippings pasted on top
Notes on Australian Cadets in book possibly added ca. 1915 by Adelia Woodworth.
Name Access
Woodworth, Adelia
Woodworth, Benjamin Frederick
Brett, Robert G.
Subject Access
Community events
Communities
Animals
Settlement
Poetry
Portrait
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff
England
London
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply due to physical condition
Language
English
Conservation
Item has been tied with unbleached cotton string to secure binding and pages together
Fragile condition, handle with caution
Creator
Adelia Woodworth
Category
Family and personal life
Biographical Source Notes
https://albertaonrecord.ca/woodworth-family-fonds
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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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
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Canadian news publications

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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]
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