The Resource Frank Carr's journal and commonplace book, (manuscript)

Frank Carr's journal and commonplace book, (manuscript)

Label
Frank Carr's journal and commonplace book, 1810-1838
Title
Frank Carr's journal and commonplace book
Inclusive dates
1810-1838
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The volume contains a catalog of Carr's library of 185 titles; a signed statement, 1827, by Carr attesting to his gift of an edition of Sallust to the University of Virginia sent to James Madison, Rector; an accounting of tobacco hills planted on his land to a total of more than 91,000; a section of medical recipes and disease symptons; botanical notes with many references to Linnaeus; a 34-page essay on the status of women, particularly the necessity of formal education; a register of [experimental?] vaccinations for whooping cough, 1814, at Dunlora, and Carr's Brook, including slave children; some original essays on Britain and the War of 1812, medicine, science, economics and religion; and selections from various authors
Biographical or historical data
Albemarle County, Virginia, physician, publisher, and agricutural reformer, secretary to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Frank Carr's journal and commonplace book, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: C. Venable Minor Endowment Fund, 2012/2013.
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u5743575
Type of unit
volume.

Library Locations

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