The Resource Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping

Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping

Label
Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping, 1849-1858
Title
Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping
Inclusive dates
1849-1858
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Handwritten and signed letter, dated 21 Sept. 1849, and addressed to N. F. More, possibly Nathaniel Fish More (1782-1872). Anthon expresses an opinion of a few lines of Latin poetry which are copied onto the letter
  • Also included is a newspaper clipping of a brief biography of Anthon and an engraved portrait of him
Biographical or historical data
Professor of Greek at Columbia College. Anthon was involved in a controversy about the authenticity of the script of the Book of Mormon when Martin Harris got him to examine copies of some of the characters.
Cataloging source
UPB
Label
Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping
Instantiates
Note
These items are part of the Fred Rosenstock autograph collection, Vault MSS 2
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 x 11 cm and smaller.
Extent
  • 3 items (3 pages)
  • 3 photocopies (3 pages).
Governing access note
Orignials restricted. Photocopy for patron use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370267689
Label
Letter, portrait, and a newspaper clipping
Note
These items are part of the Fred Rosenstock autograph collection, Vault MSS 2
Content category
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
17 x 11 cm and smaller.
Extent
  • 3 items (3 pages)
  • 3 photocopies (3 pages).
Governing access note
Orignials restricted. Photocopy for patron use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370267689

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