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Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Philomathian Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-007
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume, labeled Philomathian Society Minutes Vol 2. It includes minutes from the society's meetings, detailing conversations and debates held within the meetings.
Dates: 1787-1788

Annie Pim commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-029
Overview The commonplace book of Annie Pim Cope, a Quaker, includes poetry and extracts of literature and correspondence, mainly religious in nature.
Dates: 1857-1864

Queen's Dolls' House Correspondence +

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M100
Overview The Queen's Dolls' House was created between 1921 and 1924 as a gift from the British people to their monarch. The project was organized by Princess Marie Louise, a cousin of the king, who solicited artists, authors,and craftsmen for donations for the various rooms and furnishings. The majority of this collection is 396 letters addressed to the Princess Marie Louise by artists who had been invited to contribute works for the print files in the library of the dollhouse. These letters...
Dates: 1922 - 1923

Anne Eliza Rodman commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-030
Overview The commonplace book of Anne Eliza Rodman includes poetry and quotations, largely religious or historical in nature.
Dates: 1823

Sallie Satterthwaite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-031
Overview The commonplace book of Sallie Satterthwaite includes excerpts of poetry and prose, a copy of a "marriage letter," and a description of Girl's School Room at Westtown.
Dates: Undated.

Rachel Scattergood commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-032
Overview The commonplace books of Rachel Scattergood include extracts of poetry, prose, correspondence, and quotations.
Dates: 1856-1894

Shoemaker commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-035
Overview The commonplace books of the Shoemaker family include advice, reflections, excerpts of letters, prose, poetry, and excerpts organized by topic, including matrimony, happiness, pleasure, and character.
Dates: 1794-1839

"On Reading Shakespeare"

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-089
Overview Logan Pearsall Smith's "On Reading Shakespeare,' originally published in 1933, explores Shakespeare's writing, particularly his characterization and command of language. The manuscript is handwritten and includes various edits and annotations made by Smith.

Also included are the notes on the manuscript from Scribners (where the manuscript was purchased by Christopher Morley), and a letter by Morley written at the time of his donation of the manuscript in 1952.
Dates: 1932

Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-040
Overview Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Wharton's commonplace book volumes include poetry and prose.
Dates: 1808-1814

"Moll Pitcher: A Poem"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-099
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem" describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.
Dates: Undated.