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Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
Cornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
OriginatorCornell College (Mount Vernon, Iowa)
DesignerLyon, Harriette Amsen
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Date1903
Dimensions87x139 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialMount Vernon (Iowa)
Subject/IconographyMiltonian Literary Society (Cornell College)
Bookplate TextMILTONIAN LIBRARY of POLITICS / DEUS ET HUMANITAS / NO. | CORNELL COLLEGE / [artist's name:] HARRIETTE AMSDEN LYON 1903
DescriptionLibrary building; at bottom, open book with motto, oil lamp, scales, seal
NoteThe Miltonian Literary Society was founded in 1901; the library building was donated by Andrew Carnegie in 1915 (cf. Ward)
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: Champlin, 1915. Page 82.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0982.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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