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Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865
OriginatorEverett, Edward, 1794-1865
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypeArmorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalPersonal
Dimensions73x86 mm
Coverage-SpatialWiltshire (England)
Bookplate TextPATRIA VERITAS FIDES / Edward Everett
DescriptionCoat of arms: Escutcheon: gules (red) a chevron paly of eight or and azure between three mullets (stars) argent (silver). Crest: griffin's head erased sable (black) collared gemel of three pieces, the middle or (gold) the others argent. Banner with motto: Patria veritas fides (Country, truth, faith)
NoteEverett was president of Harvard College, 1846-1849; also a congressman and governor (cf. Ward).
ReferenceWard, Harry P. Some American college bookplates. Columbus, Ohio: Champlin, 1915. Page 290; Burke, Bernard. The General armory ... (London, 1884), p. 334.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:
Collection TitleJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris0904.jp2
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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