Guide to the George Harley Writings : original typescript, 1876-1895

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Guide to the George Harley Writings : original typescript, 1876-1895

Collection number: M0789

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1992
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George Harley Writings : original typescript,
Date (inclusive): 1876-1895
Collection number: Special Collections M0789
Creator: Harley, George, 1829-1896
Extent: 4 v. in 3 (635 p.)
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased, 1992

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] George Harley Writings : original typescript, M0789, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Access terms

Zufnell, Captain.
Boomerangs.
English literature--19th century.
Medicine--England--History.


Container List

Volume 1, Page 1

Ode on sweethearts.

Volume 1, Page 2

A rummer of coffee.

Volume 1, Page 24

A cup of tea.

Volume 1, Page 72

Una taza de chocolata.

Volume 1, Page 80

Cariole travelling in Norway.

Volume 1, Page 102

An emperor in a fury (Alexander II of Russia)

Volume 1, Page 112

Dilitance travelling in Spain.

Volume 1, Page 123

Drifting away. (Fishing experience.)

Volume 2, Page 138

Eugenie, my bosom friend (a brown rat).

Volume 2, Page 159

Two robins.

Volume 2, Page 189

How and why poisonous snakes swallow their young. (This was published in " The Field", May 1895.)

Volume 2, Page 200

Two narrow escapes from drowning.

Volume 2, Page 218

Sleeping across the Alps.

Volume 2, Page 243

What is a Valentine? (With much verse and an account of banal rings (knot rings).)

Volume 3, Page 1

Harley-quin, my pet sparrow.

Volume 3, Page 10

Half a day with a poisonous snake.

Volume 3, Page 33

Golgotha. (Practical jokes of his student days. 1847.)

Volume 3, Page 38

A blackbird's widowhood, wooing and second wedding.

Volume 3, Page 53

A battle for life with a mad dog. (With an appendix.)

Volume 3, Page 82

Vigo. My first pet. (A cat.) (Essay on the beginnings of memory.)

Volume 3, Page 96

An episode of Parisian life shortly after the coup d'Etat in 1851.

Volume 3, Page 118

Toss. The history of a Skye Terrier. (With an original drawing of the dog's head).

Volume 3, Page 152

The old Kirk Tower. Climbing the old church tower. (With a small map.)

Volume 3, Page 163

My feathered pet. A jackdaw. p. 163

Volume 3, Page 192

Royal reminiscences. (Introductory to the following)

Volume 3, Page 199

Was Napoleon III a coward? p. 199.

Volume 3, Page 217

An emperor's honeymoon frolic. (Franz-Joseph.)

Volume 3, Page 224

The marvelous power of paper and ink.

Volume 3, Page 235

An undergraduate. A story of a dog with a university education.

Volume 4, Page 1

The visiting dog.

Volume 4, Page 14

A trip in a gondola.

Volume 4, Page 29

A sail in a tub.

Volume 4, Page 36

Nannie Cairn Cross. An old Haipney (Half-penny.)

Volume 4, Page 51

Little Jenny Wren. (Called by the Druids, "The King of Birds")

Volume 4, Page 63

Note on the history of arrows.

Volume 4, Page 74

Did a whale swallow Jonah?