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Guide to the Ramsey collection : Norse and Icelandic sagas, 19th century
Special Collections M0226  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ramsey collection : Norse and Icelandic sagas,
    Date (inclusive): 19th century
    Collection number: Special Collections M0226
    Creator: Ramsey, Samuel, 1821-1897?
    Extent: 1 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    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.


    Gift of Richard C. Ramsey, 1973.

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    [Identification of item] Ramsey collection : Norse and Icelandic sagas, M0226, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical Note

    1821, Dec. 23. Born in Ireland, son of William and Hannah Ramsey.
    1846, Oct. 26. Emigrated from Belfast to Calais, Maine.
    N.D. Prepared for ministry and legal profession. No actual record of his education by place, schools or college/universities.
    1852, Nov. 8. Became a Master Mason per Diploma.
    1859, Sept. 18. Married to Elise Amélie Toulon.
    1861, Jan. 22. Was issued a Certificate of Naturalization.
    1866, Sept. 28. Birth of son, Marathon Montrose Ramsey.
    1892. Published with G.P. Putman's Sons the book The English Language and English Grammar.
    1897 (?) Died.