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Nodnol: The Narrative of a Voyage for Scientific Investigation…

Collection ID

SCRC 387

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Collection Summary

Nodnol: The Narrative of a Voyage for Scientific Investigation into the Antarctic Regions, the Discovery of Astrogee, a Second Satellite or New World, Resting on the South Pole of Our Earth, its Exploration, its Strange Fauna and Flora, its Marvellous Natural Phenomena, its Wonderful Nations of Civilized Quadrumana and its Glorious Population of Perfect Humanity

Circa 1900

Collection ID
SCRC 387

Cameron, Peter, 1852-

1 volume (279 pages) + 17 drawings

Repository Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.


Detailed Collection Information

Biographical Note

Peter Caledon Cameron (1852-1934) was born in England, and living in Philadelphia around the turn of the 20th century.

Description of Collection

Bound manuscript from approximately 1900 by artist Peter Caledon Cameron, with 17 pen and ink drawings in a separate box.

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://librarysearch.temple.edu/catalog/991036937891103811

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Preferred Citation

Cameron, Peter. Nodnol: The Narrative of a Voyage for Scientific Investigation…, SCRC 387, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Purchased from the Estate of Bernard Horan in 2010.

Processing Information

Processed and finding aid prepared in September 2018 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.         


Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Caste -- Fiction
Classism – Fiction
Eugenics -- Fiction
Science fiction
Social classes -- Fiction
South Pole -- Fiction
Utopian fiction
Utopias -- Fiction
Voyages and travel -- Fiction

London (England)

Material Types:
Codices (bound manuscripts)