Pebbled cloth, boards detached, spine perished, gilt stamped oval decoration on front board, blind stamped oval decoration on rear board. 20 cm. 38 pp. of notes, approx. 9000 words, in a neat hand. “A.B. Dundor, F & M College, Sep. 24/61” on front endpaper. The first set of lecture notes, entitled “Notes on Psychology,” consists of 30 pp., approx. 7200 words. Entered dos-a-dos at the end of the notebook are an additional 8pp., approx. 1800 words, from a course of three lectures, entitled “Lectures on Philology” by Prof. James DeLauney. An additional note mentions a course on Political Economy given by Dr. Nevin, with only one brief entry for Oct. 17, 1861. Item #65490
Adam B. Dundor was born in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 1838. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 1862 with an A.B., and stayed on to earn his A.M. from the school in 1865. He worked toward his M.D. at Long Island College Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, 1863-4. He lived and practiced medicine in Reading, Pennsylvania until his death in 1910. [see: Bulletin of the American Academy of Medicine, Vol. XII, p.231 (Easton, PA: 1911)].
Blind stamped name of Irvin H. Hartman, Reading, PA. in upper corner of the first page of the notebook. Hartman is listed as a witness to Dundor's will and presumably obtained this notebook from the family.