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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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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]
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Personal interest and educational publications

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54774
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of published books and pamphlets pertaining to various subjects, including New York Sun newspaper correspondent Bob Davis; a reference book of medical dosages, weights and nutritional values; information about the Church of England; information on the Alberta Election Act; statistical…
Date Range
[1907-1915]
[1924]
[1931]
1937
1952
1954
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 50
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 / 50
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
[1907-1915]
[1924]
[1931]
1937
1952
1954
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual records (6 volumes ; 23 x 32 cm or smaller)
Scope & Content
File consists of published books and pamphlets pertaining to various subjects, including New York Sun newspaper correspondent Bob Davis; a reference book of medical dosages, weights and nutritional values; information about the Church of England; information on the Alberta Election Act; statistical information on Japan's educational system; and Inuit art styles and design methods.
Notes
Book titled "Canadian Eskimo Art" stamped twice on front cover with workds "HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY" and has blank form and envelope for sign-out slips attached inside front cover and on first page.
Name Access
Davis, Bob
Subject Access
Art
Education
Travel
Tourism
Newspaper
Journalism
Health services
Medicine
Politics
Government
History
Churches
Religions
First Nations
Indigenous Peoples
Geographic Access
United States of America
New York
Canada
Quebec
Montreal
Ontario
Toronto
England
Japan
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
Medical reference booklet has been placed in mylar due to attached pieces of unidentified material and risk of contact with other archival items
Category
Arts
First nations
Education
Government
Health services
Exploration, discovery and travel
Religions
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
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Souvenir travel books and guides

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/descriptions54706
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 24 textual records including bound books, small booklets and brochures. Content pertains to travel and tourism in the Canadian Rockies, Calgary, Fort Langley, Vancouver, Saskatoon, Montana, and Japan. Includes two "pocket directories" for Vancouver [1899 and 1900] and one for Saska…
Date Range
1899-1900
[1905-1910]
1907
[1912]
1914
1919-1920
[1925-1930]
1935
1953-1954
1957-1958
[1960-1965]
1963
1972-1973
Reference Code
LUX / II / F1 / 15 to 18
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 / 15 to 18
GMD
Textual record
Published record
Date Range
1899-1900
[1905-1910]
1907
[1912]
1914
1919-1920
[1925-1930]
1935
1953-1954
1957-1958
[1960-1965]
1963
1972-1973
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records
Scope & Content
File consists of 24 textual records including bound books, small booklets and brochures. Content pertains to travel and tourism in the Canadian Rockies, Calgary, Fort Langley, Vancouver, Saskatoon, Montana, and Japan. Includes two "pocket directories" for Vancouver [1899 and 1900] and one for Saskatoon [1914]; souvenir booklets for Pincher Creek [1900 - 1905], Turner Valley Oil Field [1915 - 1920] and the Canadian Wax Gallery; booklet "Calgary Alberta: The Land of Plenty"; two copies of a Banff National Park guide book [ca. 1912]; "A Sprig of Mountain Heather" tourist booklet by the Department of the Interior, Canada [1914]; "Hippodrome" souvenir book; “Pocket Guide to Japan”; "Westward Honk!" travel publication by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle (1919) detailing a National Parks road trip across Canada and the United States; two copies of “Pictographs in Southwestern Alberta” information booklet; an information sheet and map of the Rocky Mountains Forest Reserve signed by “E. Wakelyn”; a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from The Albertan [1963] pertaining to Calgary; a brochure on Marble Canyon; and two brochures pertaining to interpretive programming in Banff National Park [1972 and 1973 respectively].
Notes
Contents have been arranged chronologically and divided into four files (see Content Details).
”A Sprig of Mountain Heather” souvenir book contains pressed plant matter
Name Access
Luxton, Eleanor
Subject Access
Advertising
Banff National Park
Camping
Commerce and industry
Commercial products
Ecology
Environment
Flowers
Geography
Government
Guiding
Guide
Hiking
History
Hot Springs
Industry
Leisure
Museums
Natural history
Natural resources
Oil
Photography
Recreation
Tourism
Tourist information
Trail guides
Travel
The Albertan
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
Calgary
Pincher Creek
Turner Valley
British Columbia
Vancouver
Marble Canyon
United States of America
Montana
Japan
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Conservation
“Picturesque Calgary” booklet placed in acid-free envelope due to damage and fragile state
”Hippodrome” souvenir book stored in mylar sleeve
”A Sprig of Mountain Heather” souvenir book kept in original envelope in file folder. Consider additional storage measures, and handle with caution as attached pressed plant is fragile and may break apart easily
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Natural resources
Government
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Commerce and industry
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Content Details
Folder contents: LUX/II/F1/15: 1899 - 1907 LUX/II/F1/16: 1912 - 1914 LUX/II/F1/17: 1914 - 1935 LUX/II/F1/18: 1953 - 1973
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