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Selections from the Commonplace Book of Malvina Stanton Lang

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms0779-1-4-7-1


  • Creation: 1856 - 1892

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lang Papers, ca. 1840s-1919 (LD 7096.6 1849 Stanton)

Existence and Location of Originals

Series 4: Commonplace Book 1849-1892; Box 1; Folder 7

Physical Description

Only a subset of the pages from the Commonplace Book of Malvina Lang Stanton.

General Note

Three Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier and parts of an article transcribed by Mount Holyoke College student Malvina Stanton Lang, Class of 1849, in her Commonplace Book that she kept from 1849-1892 . Within the book she transcribed poems from various poets. The three poems represented here are The Pass of the Sierra, Bayard Taylor and To Pennsylvania. The article, entilted 'New England Legends in Verse Ommitted from The Poet's Collected Work' appeared in the Boston Daily Journal on Jan.26, 1892. The article talks about a group of poems that John Greenleaf Whittier published in the Haverhill Gazette under the title 'New England Legends' Number 2 from this collection of five, The Murdered Lady, is transcribed on the page.

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Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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