Book submission: History of Education

Title: History of Education
Author: Davidson, Thomas
Publication date: New York City, 1900
Library: Sojourner Truth Library, SUNY New Paltz
Call number: LA13.D3
Submitted by: Danielle Koppie
Description:
Louise Patricia O’Malley
Simmons College
1917
“For wherever a man’s place is there he must remain at the hour of danger with no thought of death.” -Socrates
“Nothing is ever worth learning that you can get through with.. Education is a life job.” -Sir. Moore.
“Education is not a process of putting things into the soul. It is a process of showing how to use the power of the soul but” -Sir Moore

Book submission: Life and Letters of Sydney Smith V.1

Title: Life and Letters of Sydney Smith V.1
Author: Nowell C. Smith
Publication date: 1855
Library: Sojourner Truth Library- SUNY New Paltz
Call number: PR 5458.A3
Submitted by: Jenna Corti
Description:
Multiple newspaper snippets inserted into a random page. One is an article from 1954 that criticized the book and the other is a response to the article written by the Author of the book, N. C. Smith.

Book submission: The Piper

Title: The Piper
Author: Peabody, Josephine Preston
Publication date: Boston, 1909
Library: Sojourner Truth Library
Call number: PS3531. E13 P5 1919
Submitted by: Jordon Fogel
Description:
A piece of newspaper, perhaps used as a book mark or a piece that had value to the pervious reader. Titled “Traces Criminality To Pranatal Faults”

Book submission: The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth With A Memoir

Title: The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth With A Memoir
Author: Wordsworth, William
Publication date: Cambridge, 1854
Library: Sojourner Truth Library, SUNY New Paltz
Call number: PR 5850 .E81 v.3
Submitted by: Dillon Russell
Description:
Transcription; “of Quixote [channels?] in Prelude” (p. 160)
Transcription; “sees God in stars” (p. 130)
Transcription; “cyclical” (p.139)
Transcription; “excellent” (p.317)
Appears to be a name (p. 281)

Book submission: The Waif: A Collection of Poems

Title: The Waif: A Collection of Poems
Author: Longfellow, editor
Publication date: Cambridge, MA: 1845
Library: Richter, U Miami
Call number: PR 1175 .L55
Submitted by: Andrew Stauffer
Description:
Bracketed passages and a botanical insertion stitched into the page containing “Death of a Child” by John Pierpont.

Gift inscription: “Deborah F. Adams from her brother William Feb. 17th 1845”

Book submission: The Changed Cross and other Religious Poems

Title: The Changed Cross and other Religious Poems
Author: Anonymous
Publication date: New York, 1872
Library: Richter, U Miami
Call number: PR 1191 .R24
Submitted by: Andrew Stauffer
Description:
Memorial volume for Annie R. Deering, wife of Charles W. Deering and daughter of Rear Admiral A. Ludlow Case. Annie died just a few days short of their first wedding anniversary. Charles was 23 at the time, and Annie probably about the same age.

Printed death notice attached. Gift inscription from Charles to Mary E. Deering, dated a few days after Annie’s death (on their wedding anniversary), November 3, 1876.

Flower pinned to dedication page, with small slip dated Dec. 20, 1877.

Marginalia to the poem “Coming”:

“A short time before her death Annie asked her mother to read this poem, saying that she often thought of it. Mrs. Case read it in the presence of those gathered about the deathbed” and, next to one passage, “Annie tried to read here, but her sight failed. ‘I guess I can’t read it,’ she said smiling.”