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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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To the Rocky Mountains in 1914

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue13172
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1924
Author
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Publisher
Boston : Little, Brown and Company
Call Number
05 D77m Pam
Author
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Publisher
Boston : Little, Brown and Company
Published Date
1924
Physical Description
p.287-303 : ill.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biography
Notes
Photocopy of chapter from Memories and Adventures by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Call Number
05 D77m Pam
Collection
Archives Library
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Travel scrapbook of commercial postcard prints and souvenirs

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Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook containing ca. 200 attached postcard prints and commercial postcards, as well as two portrait photograph prints and two souvenir booklets. Content pertains to scenic views of the Canadian Rockies including Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Maligne Lake, Revelstoke and the At…
Date Range
[ca. 1925 - ca. 1940]
1932
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / 1
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Scrapbook
Postcard
  195 images     1 Electronic Resource  
Part Of
Luxton family fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
LUX
Series
LUX / II / E : Collected
Sous-Fonds
LUX / II : Eleanor Luxton
Accession Number
LUX
Reference Code
LUX / II / E / 1
GMD
Scrapbook
Postcard
Responsibility
Some items produced by George S. Cladds [?], Byron Harmon, Gerta Christoffersen, Detroit Publishing Co., and A.C. Leighton
Date Range
[ca. 1925 - ca. 1940]
1932
Physical Description
1 scrapbook : ca. 200 b&w and col. postcards ; 14 x 21.5 cm or smaller
Scope & Content
File consists of one scrapbook containing ca. 200 attached postcard prints and commercial postcards, as well as two portrait photograph prints and two souvenir booklets. Content pertains to scenic views of the Canadian Rockies including Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Maligne Lake, Revelstoke and the Athabasca River; portrait paintings of unidentified Indigenous girls by artist Gerta Christoffersen; scenes from Australia, Brussels, Venice, Bermuda, Fiji, Portugal, London, Windsor Castle, California, Mexico, the Grand Canyon, Montana, Niagara Falls, Maine, Ohio and Pennsylvania; and sketched art by A.C. Leighton depicting horses and riders. Many postcards are colorized.
Notes
A few postcards are annotated, mostly blank
Name Access
Harmon, Byron
Christoffersen, Gerta
Leighton, Alfred Crocker
Subject Access
Travel
Tourism
Horses
Horseback riding
Landscape
Environment
Mountains
Indigenous Peoples
Art
Biography
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Geographic Access
Canada
Alberta
Banff National Park
England
London
Australia
Belgium
Italy
Venice
Bermuda
Fiji
Portugal
United States of America
California
Maine
Pennsylvania
Ohio
Lake Louise
Massachusetts
Moraine Lake
Maligne Lake
Athabasca Falls
Niagara Falls
British Columbia
Access Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Reproduction Restrictions
Restrictions may apply
Language
English
Category
Family and personal life
Exploration, discovery and travel
Environment
Arts
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Electronic Resources
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Who's who and why, 191-1920-

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue12386
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
[1920?]-
Publisher
Toronto : International Press
Call Number
R 08.1 W62
Responsibility
edited by B.M. Greene
Publisher
Toronto : International Press
Published Date
[1920?]-
Physical Description
v. : ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Biography
Directories
Notes
Later volumes titled: " Who's who in Canada"
Accession Number
2000
Call Number
R 08.1 W62
Collection
Archives Library
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