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Guide to the Simon Kerl Manuscripts MS.M053
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary

  • Title: Simon Kerl manuscripts
    Collection number: MS-M053
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1859-1876
    Abstract: The collection includes 10 manuscript pages by Simon Kerl, who wrote several books on English grammar between approximately 1859 and 1871. Some of the pages are draft-manuscript for a revised edition of one of Kerl's school texts. Also included in the collection are four photographs (color photocopies) of Simon Kerl and his wife, Mary Sommerer Kerl.
    General Physical Description note: (1 oversized folder)
    creator: Kerl, Simon

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    These materials are in the public domain.

    Preferred Citation

    Simon Kerl Manuscripts. MS-M053. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Ellen Lee, granddaughter of Simon Kerl, and William Lee, 2004.

    Processing History

    Processed by Dawn Schmitz, 2009.

    Historical Background

    Simon Kerl (1829-1876) authored several books on English grammar, including Treatise on the English Language, Primary Grammar of the English Language, Elementary Grammar, Common School Grammar, Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language, Elements of Composition and Rhetoric, and Shorter Course in English Grammar. Kern's books were used in schools in New York, Ohio, Delaware, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin between approximately 1870 and 1880.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The collection includes10 manuscript pages by Simon Kerl, who wrote several books on English grammar between approximately 1859 and 1871. Some of the pages are draft-manuscript for a revised edition of one of Kerl's school texts. Also included in the collection are four photographs (color photocopies) of Simon Kerl and his wife, Mary Sommerer Kerl.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Kerl, Simon.
    English language--Grammar--Archival resources.