Catalogue of books in Groton, Ridgewold Farm
Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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Overview and metadata sections
Comprises a blue, paper covered volume containing a handwritten library inventory of books at Ridgewold Farm, Groton Massachusetts. "Catalogue of books in Groton. Ridgewold Farm, March 1889" is written on inside front cover. The catalog is divided into two parts. The first part lists books by subject with a room location either parlor or south library, and bookcase number. The subjects are as follows: poetry, the British poets, history, lives of eminent people, Irving's works, Dicken's works, the British essayist, religious works, and miscellaneous. The second part lists the items according to bookcase numbers one to four. The miscellaneous section includes numerous works on agriculture and farm animals.
Stamp in red ink on inside front cover: J. T. Bicknell & Co., books, [?], and stationers, No. 1 Warren Block, Roxbury.
Sold by L & T Respess Books (Northampton, Massachusetts), 2015.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- December 2015
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.