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1Author:  Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Stephen Du Ponceau commonplace book, 1820     
 Dates:  1820 
 Abstract:  The Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection has a wide array of material. This entry refers primarily to a commonplace book Du Ponceau had that contains interesting notes on colonial Pennsylvania history and especially William Penn's legacy (B D92c). Written in 1820, the notes can lend insight into the public and historical memory in early nineteenth century Philadelphia.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.D92c 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Literature, Arts, and Culture | Pennsylvania History 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Manuscript Essays 
 Subjects:  Language and languages | Linguistics. | Quakers -- Pennsylvania. 
2Author:  AnonymousRequires cookie*
 Title:  Scientific copybook, [n.d.]     
 Dates:  Circa 19th c. 
 Abstract:  This scientific copybook is like a commonplace book. It has various essays on a range of scientifc topics. The essays had been printed in various journals that were then copied in manuscript form in this notebook. Some entries note the source from which they were copied. The partially filled notebook was likely compiled sometime in the early nineteenth century.

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 Call #:  Mss.500.Cop79 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Science and technology 
 Genre:  Commonplace Book | Educational Material | Manuscript Essays | Notebooks | Scientific Data 
 Subjects:  Astronomy. | Natural history. | Zoology.