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[Bookplate for Joint Board of Theological Colleges]
[Bookplate for Joint Board of Theological Colleges]
Title[Bookplate for Joint Board of Theological Colleges]
Date Created1939
Sort Date1939
DescriptionBlack ink on cream paper. An ornate banned frame with leaf sprigs houses the text. At the bottom of the frame, the letters MTD are incorporated amid a sprig. The outside of the frame is decorated with a repeating leaf pattern. The corners of the frame are four shields. The top left tablet shield is dotted (gold) and charged with an undecipherable center object. An open book sits atop the shield. The top right tablet shield is horizontally lined (azure) and charged with a downward facing bird (dove) at the chief and an open book at the base. A tree sits atop the shield. The bottom left Norman pointed shield is horizontally lined (azure) with a cross (argent). It is charged with an open book with writing over the center of the cross. A coronet sits atop the shield. The bottom right spade shield is blank (argent) and is charged with an anchor. A mitre sits atop the shield.
Extent1 bookplate : relief printing ; 9 x 13.5 cm
SubjectHeraldry ; Libraries ; Religion ; Universities & colleges
Subject - GeographicMontréal (Québec)
Personal NamesJoint Board of Theological Colleges
TypeStill Image
NotesSeveral theological colleges in Montreal associated with McGill University and in 1912 became known as the Joint Board of Theological Colleges. Divinity Hall was built for the Joint Board in 1931 and it housed a library where the theological colleges combined their holdings. It is located on the McGill campus. It was known as Divinity Hall until 1972 when it became the William and Henry Birks building.
1) "Religious studies collection policy." McGill University. Accessed Dec. 10, 2015.
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN I L53784
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_I_L53784
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Morley Binder. BP MUR CAN I L53784
Date Available2016-11-18
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptThe Library of the Theological Colleges at Divinity Hall Montreal
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