Book submission: The Book of the Dead

Title: The Book of the Dead
Author: Boker, George H.
Publication date: Philadelphia, 1882
Library: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Submitted by: Kevin McMullen
Description:
A book of poems that contained veiled critiques and jabs at various people in Philadelphia society. The previous owner has gone through and identified the people being ridiculed, writing their names in the margins, and a few cases including brief biographies of them.

Book submission: Widow Bedott Papers

Title: Widow Bedott Papers
Author: Frances M. Whitcher
Publication date: 1883
Library: Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Submitted by: Andrew Jewell
Description:
Contains an inscription by a librarian explaining the value of the book to the University’s earliest students

Book submission: The Diaries of William Charles Macready

Title: The Diaries of William Charles Macready
Author: William Charles Macready
Publication date: New York, 1912
Library: Ryerson Library
Call number: PN2598.M3 A3 1912 v. 1
Submitted by: Marion Grant (Group 4)
Description:
A collection of diary entries from William Charles Macready’s life dating from 1833- 1851. It was edited by William Toynbee and published in two volumes.

Book submission: Complete Works of Robert Burns

Title: Complete Works of Robert Burns
Author: Burns, Robert
Publication date: New York 1860
Library: Ryerson University Library
Call number: PR4300.1860.N4
Submitted by: Lorraine Janzen Kooistra
Description:
Gift Inscription January 1866: Mark Gould to Miss Carrie Boynton, with flourish
Ownership inscription on title page: Elanor Dumler (?) 1932
Signature “Mrs J F Boardman” on interior illustration, “The Jolly Beggars”