1915. Item #86888
JERNEGAN, Marcus W. COLONIAL EDUCATION AND SLAVERY, A BOUND COLLECTION OF EIGHT EXTRACTS AND OFFPRINTS, THREE OF WHICH ARE INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO SAMUEL ELIOT MORISON. Various publishers, dated 1897-1920. Approximately 220 pp. Octavo, black cloth binding, with the author's name and "Colonial Education and Slavery" stamped on spine. Bookplate of historian Samuel Eliot Morison on front pastedown, with some brief notes and bracketing of text by him in the first few articles. Ex library, with only a small blind embossed seal and an ink stamp on ffep., and no other marks. Cloth is lightly soiled and stained, but sound. Except for Morison's notes and marks in the first few articles, the text is clean. Marcus W. Jernegan (1872-1849) was born into a whaling family and grew up on Martha's Vineyard. He was a professor of History at the University of Chicago and authored a number of books on American history. This compilation offers a good selection, including some scarce pamphlets, and is in very good condition overall. The titles: "The Beginnings of Public Education in New England," Part 1, pp. 319-350, from The School Review, XXIII: 5, May 1915. Pencil presentation from the author to S. E. Morison, dated 12/19/26, on p. 319. "The Beginnings of Public Education in New England - Continued," Part 2, pp. 361-380, reprinted from The School Review, XXIII: 6, June 1915. "Compulsory Education in the American Colonies," Parts 1 & 2, pp. 731-749 & 24-43, reprinted from The School Review, XXVI: 12 & XXVII, December 1918 & January 1919. "The Educational Development of the Southern Colonies - Introduction," pp. 360-376, & "Compulsory Education in the Southern Colonies," Virginia - Part 1, pp. 405-425, reprinted from The School Review, XXVII: 5 & 6, May & June 1919. "Compulsory Education in the Southern Colonies," Virginia - Part 2, pp. 127-142, reprinted from The School Review, XXVIII: 2, February 1920. "Slavery and Conversion in the American Colonies," pp. 504-527, reprinted from The American Historical Review, XXI: 3, April 1916. "Slavery and the Beginnings of Industrialism in the American.