Edward Cruse commonplace book Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0759

Dates

  • 1867 (Creation)

Extents

  • .167 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    1 legal size folder

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Notes

  • Content Description

    Rewritten from dealer description:

    This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades. A book of 123 numbered pages with a profusion of manuscript word puzzles of all sorts. It includes double and triple acrostic puzzles, charades and numbered charades, logographs, impromptu, triangular puzzles, rebuses, rhyming word puzzles, translocations, anagrams and much more. Measures 8" x 6 1/2". The item was written in Brighton, United Kingdom in 1867.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    This item was purchased from Eclectibles in April 2016.

  • Biographical / Historical

    There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information. Collection is open for use.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

  • Processing Information

    This item was processed by Kristen Diehl in September 2016.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Name of folder or item], [Date], [Box number], [Folder number], [Collection title], [Collection number], Special Collections, The Johns Hopkins University.

  • Abstract

    This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades written in Brighton, United Kingdom, in 1867. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

Instances

  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1
    Container 1 Barcode
    31151030141711

Collection Details