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commonplace books

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Wheeler commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-041

The commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler includes letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son, William Wheeler.

Dates: 1832-1837

Margaret White commonplace books

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-042

Margaret White's commonplace books include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1780-1833

Thomas Wildes commonplace book

Identifier: HCS-003-021

The Thomas Wildes commonplace book contains a variety of texts written, or copied, by Thomas Wildes. It is over 140 pages long and it was created in 1856, after Wildes had entered Haverford College.

Dates: 1856

John Randolph Winslow commonplace book

Identifier: HCS-003-039

The commonplace book was created while Winslow was attending Haverford College. Winslow entered the college in 1838 in the Junior class, and transcribed many songs during his time there. Handwritten notes and excerpts can be found in the songbook as well. The book ends in 1840, presumably when Winslow graduated. He later went on to become a professor, physician, and surgeon in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1836 - 1840

Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-066

The commonplace book of Esther Fisher Wistar includes extracts of poetry, as well as an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Dates: 1846

Charles Wood commonplace book

Identifier: HCS-003-013

A collection of poems compiled by Charles Wood during his time at Haverford College. These poems were transcribed by Wood and other classmates from 1866 to 1870, and detail religious, spiritual, and patriotic poems at the time. After his time at Haverford, Wood went on to recieve his Doctorate of Divinity in 1885, but records in the commonplace book stop after 1870.

Dates: 1866-1870

Mary S. Wood commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-044
Abstract Mary Sutton (Underhill) Wood (1805-1894) was a Quaker author and poet. Her commonplace book includes reflections on Baltimore Yearly Meeting, the history of the Wood family, the opening of Western Yearly Meeting (1858), journal entries, Canada Yearly Meeting (1867), the Gale of 1821, New York Yearly Meeting (1865), New York Representative Meeting (1876), description of Meeting Houses in New York, London Yearly Meeting, letter from Josiah Forster, extracts of letters, hymns, China plate...
Dates: 1858-1880

Randolph Wood commonplace book

Identifier: HCS-003-030

This is a commonplace book with signatures of several well known Quakers who were connected with Westtown School and Haverford College. It includes signatures and notes from officers and peers, mainly from Haverford class of 1858. Along with the autographs are the dates they were collected, the hometown of the person, and the place where the autograph was collected.

Dates: 1856-1858

Emma C. Yarnall commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-043

The commonplace book of Emma C. Yarnall includes quotations on religious subjects, excerpts of letters, and excerpts of poetry and literature.

Dates: 1878