Catalogue of the historical library of Andrew Dickson White
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Catalogue of the historical library of Andrew Dickson White

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THEPRESIDENT WHITE LIBRARYTHE PROTESTANT REFORMATIONAND ITS FORERUNNERSLIBRARY OF CORNELL UNIVERSITYCATALOGUEOF THEHISTORICAL LIBRARYOFDICKSONANDREW WHITEOF UNIVERSITYFIRST PRESIDENT CORNER2.ITHE PROTESTANT REFORMATIONAND ITS FORERUNNERSN. Y.ITHACA,THE UNIVERSITY PRESSPREFACE.In the Trustees of Cornell received from the Hon. Andrew DicksonJanuary, 1887, Universitylate its President and ProfessorWhite, LL.D., of the letter :L.H.D., History, followingCORNELL UNIVERSITY, Jan. 19, 1887.GENTLEMEN OF THE BOARD OF Some while I was still a studentTRUSTEES, thirty-five years ago,at I formed the of a historical From that time to at home andcollege, purpose collecting this,library.I have this in the bestworks I could not inabroad, view,steadily kept purpose selecting find, only historybut in the fields of Political and Social International andproper, subsidiary Literature, Science, Law,Art I have those the(including especially Architecture). particularly sought throwing light upon greatand tendencies of human and the of modern civiliza-events, action,periods, thought upon developmentthe of modern the men who have bettered the condition ofmankind.tion, building states,upon up uponAs a I have accumulated a of about thousand besides tenresult, some thousandlibrary thirty volumes,valuable and not a few In almost all its I without unduepamphlets, manuscripts. departments, may saythere are works rare and valuable in several the collection would ...

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THE PRESIDENT WHITE LIBRARY THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION AND ITS FORERUNNERS