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Notebooks used by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy as a student, May-25 Aug 1827, n.d.

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 67

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1-2. Mathematics. 'A' and 'B', 42 geometrical problems and their solutions. 16 and 9 leaves.

3-10. Mathematics. 8 of a set of 10 (I and VIII missing; X not numbered). 16, 15, 17, 16 leaves, ii + 32 pages, 16, 16 and 16 leaves.

11-15. 'Geschichtstabellen', European history. 16, 16, 13, 17 and 20 leaves.

16-23. Histoire de la guerre de trente ans', written in French, a good deal corrected by a tutor. A book is missing between 17/18. Each 16 leaves, except d. 67/18 which is 14 leaves.

24-26. Notes on Carl Ritter's lectures 'Geographie von Europa', Berlin, May-25 Aug 1827. The pages were divided each into two columns by means of a vertical fold. 22, 12 and 16 leaves.


  • May-25 Aug 1827, n.d.


26 items


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 67

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

Physical Facet

Each notebook is a single quire, stitched.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom