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Early Geometry Notebook and Book of Verses


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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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.

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.

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

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

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

Processed by Sandra Glascock; completed July, 2013.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Sandra Glascock
Finding Aid Date
July, 2013
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Volume 1

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