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Count Itwa bound manuscript

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Identifier: MSS SC 1361

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and bound manuscript in French entitled "LES FOLIES D'UN PENSEUR" (The Foolishness of a Thinker). The item contains various writings on philosophical topics such as the process by which authors are inspired, and how men come to worship God. It also contains some thoughts on the human condition. These are followed by a long dissertation on Napoleon (1769-1821) and Napoleon III (1808-1873). The author writes about the latter's politics, character, and morality. Following these are thoughts on places such as Nice and Belgium and comments on music, poetry, and other arts. On the inside cover of the book is a bookplate inscribed "Antverpia - Ex Libris Emile Dilis."

Dates

  • 1851-1863

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Count Itwa bound manuscript must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Belgian count, philosopher, and political thinker.

Extent

1 v. (0.1 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Donated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Creator

Title
Register of Count Itwa bound manuscript
Status
Completed
Author
Patsy Shin Hernandez
Date
2010 August 11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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