Manuscript Collection

The Sense of the Beautiful- An Address Delivered by W. Gilmore Simms, Before the Charleston County Agricultural and Horticultural Association - Accession 1315 - M652 (706)

Title

The Sense of the Beautiful- An Address Delivered by W. Gilmore Simms, Before the Charleston County Agricultural and Horticultural Association - Accession 1315 - M652 (706)

Files

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Identifier

Accession 1315 - M652 (706)

Inclusive Dates

1870

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

11 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an address titled, The Sense of the Beautiful- An Address Delivered by W. Gilmore Simms, Before the Charleston County Agricultural and Horticultural Association (Now the Agricultural Society of South Carolina) May 3, 1870 by William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870). In his address Simms discusses: “The uses and the beauties of all things in Nature exist chiefly in our susceptibilities. It is in the degree in which we can find the use and appreciate the beauty, that the one is valued as of profit, the other as of pleasure.” The author focuses on beauty in depth, and describes beauty as a joy forever.

Provenance

The Sense of the Beautiful- An Address Delivered by W. Gilmore Simms, Before the Charleston County Agricultural and Horticultural Association was purchased by the Winthrop library from Continental Book Co. for $10.00 on Jan. 18, 1957.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

The Sense of the Beautiful- An Address Delivered by W. Gilmore Simms, Before the Charleston County Agricultural and Horticultural Association - Accession 1315 - M652 (706)

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