Count Itwa bound manuscript
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."
- Itwa, Count (Person)
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.
Belgian count, philosopher, and political thinker.
1 v. (0.1 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
- Belgian poetry (French)
- Belgium -- History -- 1830-1914
- Dissertations, Academic
- Material Types
- Music -- Europe -- 19th century
- Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
- Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873
- Nice (France) -- History -- Sources
- Poetry, Modern -- Europe -- 19th century
- Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
- Register of Count Itwa bound manuscript
- Patsy Shin Hernandez
- 2010 August 11
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
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