2 edition of Treasures of the College of William and Mary Library found in the catalog.
Treasures of the College of William and Mary Library
College of William and Mary. Swem Library.
|Statement||prepared under the direction of Nancy H. Marshall ; compiled by John D. Haskell, Jr. and Margaret C. Cook.|
|Contributions||Marshall, Nancy H., Haskell, John D., Cook, Margaret C.|
|LC Classifications||Z1029 .C637 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 69 p. :|
|Number of Pages||69|
|LC Control Number||88621543|
Our general book collection, by far the largest single group of books in RBML, contains over , books on almost all subjects. Before about , this collection was classified in the Dewey scheme preceded by "B" (e.g., B Sh24). Items added after the switch are given Library of . New treasures uncovered in Knoxville's first church founded over years ago First Presbyterian congregation was founded in James White's turnip patch. So, . Benefactors’ Book (WOR/BEN 1/1) On 16 June a “widow gentlewoman” named Margaret Alchorne died in her house in St Giles’, Oxford. On this day exactly three hundred years later it seems likely that she would have been entirely forgotten had she not bequeathed half of her estate to the newly founded Worcester College.. Memorable events dot William and Mary's history. Wendy, the widow of Emery Reves, who was my friend and mentor and the author of the seminal work, "The Anatomy of Peace," wanted to create a.
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William Faulkner's first published book, The Marble Faun, is not a novel but a collection of verse--nineteen poems in a pastoral cycle--which appeared in December of In his preface to The Marble Faun, Faulkner's friend, the lawyer Phil Stone, who subsidized the book's publication, writes, "these are primarily the poems of youth and a.
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William Sheridan, who was partly educated by his father, was Bedell's godson, and the bishop left him 40s. in his will. On 15 May he entered Trinity College, Dublin, and became D.D. in Under Charles II, Sheridan was chaplain to Lord-chancellor Eustace, whose funeral sermon he.
Turner is a graduate of William and Mary College and earned his Ph.D. at Yale. As a graduate student, he was awarded the John Addison Porter Prize for original scholarship in He was the graduate president of the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa of Connecticut at Yale from to The book recently arrived at the Wren Library as part of the Crewe collection, bequeathed by Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe to Trinity College.
The binding was in fairly poor condition and Continue reading Conservation of ‘Histoire Naturelle des Singes et des Makis’.