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Thomas Fisher commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-011

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Thomas Fisher (1801-1856) was born January 21, 1801, the son of Samuel Rowland Fisher and Hannah Rodman Fisher. Fisher was a Quaker poet, a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and the author of two books: 'Dial of the Seasons, or a Portraiture of Nature' and 'Mathematics Simplified and Made Attractive.' Fisher died on February 12, 1856, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.950.069 Samuel Rowland Fisher correspondence
  • HC.MC.975.02.007 Thomas Fisher letterbook
  • HC.MC.975.07.119 Thomas Fisher manuscript
  • HC.MC.975.05.003 Thomas Fisher signature album

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Thomas Fisher commonplace books, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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