MSS BOOKS: "Renaissance Log Book" and "In Memoriam by Raphael"

[South Hadley, MA]: Mt. Holyoke College(?), January, 1897. This is an interesting clutch of manuscript items probably created by a student at Mt. Hoyoke college, ca 1897. Included is a partially disbound "Renaissance Log" which is 35 stiff sheets (partially sewn with ribbon) with edges cut in half circles, the cover has a black and red pannant and the motto: "Rig-a-book-log, boom-log, bom-log, Riga-jig-a - boom log! Renaissance!" The first line mentions a "quaint South Hadley town". Also is mss book: "In Memoriam" by Raphael. Five small drawings of "The proof of Darwinism - Evolution from the original rib" with 4 small panels f a woman entering a door and then standing around in a nightgown with other women, being tucked in to bed and then sleeping", signed "titian" . Also 9 line "chant- in the spirit of Chapel Talk" and a mss "germ song" (25 lines). All housed in a Phoenix Muffler box dated 1908. Item #59712

This is anin interesting collection of Mt. Hoyoke student intellectual games. The text consists of songs and poems with descriptions of members of the "club"

Price: $125.00

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