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Early Geometry Notebook and Book of Verses

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-011

Scope and Contents

The front section of the notebook contains geometry and other mathematical exercises. Turning the book the other way around reveals poetry and poetic compositions, along with some mathematical exercises. These are drafts, with many cross-outs and changes. A note on the binding identifies this notebook as No. 263A, Early Verses.

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

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish author, most well known for novels such as Treasure Island. He also wrote poetry and travel narratives.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Single volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's early poetry and geometry exercises.

Arrangement

Single notebook; text found at both ends with middle blank.

Acquisition

The Early Geometry Notebook and Book of Verses was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in April, 1927 by Gabriel Wells.

Existence and Location of Copies

The notebook has been digitized and is available online in two versions:

http://triptych.haverford.edu/cdm/ref/collection/HC_DigReq/id/1353

http://triptych.haverford.edu/cdm/ref/collection/HC_DigReq/id/1633

Processing Information

Processed by Sandra Glascock; completed July, 2013.
Title
Early Geometry Notebook and Book of Verses, undated
Status
Completed
Author
Sandra Glascock
Date
July, 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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