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[Bookplate for Blythe Eagles by A. W.]
[Bookplate for Blythe Eagles by A. W.]
Title[Bookplate for Blythe Eagles by A. W.]
CreatorW., A.
Date Created[between 1900 and 1999]
Sort Date1999
DescriptionArmorial bookplate created with black ink on white paper. In the precise middle chief is an eagle (created in a First Nations' design) clutching a fish. A purpure chevron with three dogwood flowers is also portrayed. Three university shields are featured: University of Toronto (dexter chief), Yale University (sinister chief), University of British Columbia (nombril point). Below the University of British Columbia's crest are two aulns (single pieces of wheat).
Extent1 bookplate : offset ; 6.9 x 8.9 cm
SubjectRebuses ; Heraldry
Subject - GeographicVancouver (B.C.)
Personal NamesEagles, Blythe
TypeStill Image
NotesBlythe Eagles received his Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC in 1922 and ultimately returned to UBC to be the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture (1949-1967). Eagles also obtained an M.A. and Phd. from the University of Toronto (1924, 1926) and was a Research Fellow at Yale University (1926-1928). He was a fellow of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, Royal Society of Canada and the Chemical Institute of Canada. In 1968 he was awarded an Honorary D.Sc. from UBC. His fonds is held at the UBC Archives.
Access IdentifierBP GEN CAN P E145
Digital IdentifierBP_GEN_CAN_P_E145
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. General Bookplates Collection. BP GEN CAN P E145
Date Available2005-01-31
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:
TranscriptBlythe Eagles [script] EX LIBRIS
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