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Title: Scholarly Identity and Memory on a Grand Tour
Subtitle: The Travels of Joannes Kool and his Travel Journal (1698-1699) to Italy
Author(s): SCHOLTEN, Koen , PELGROM, Asker
Volume: 46 Issue: 1 Date: 2019
This article presents the recently uncovered travelogue by Joannes Kool (1672- ca. 1708) describing his travels through the Low Countries, France, Germany, and especially Italy. The first part explains how Kool could gain access to libraries, local scholarly networks, and manuscripts by drawing on a distinct scholarly identity. The second part analyses the afterlife of Kool and his journal, showing how the memory of his journey shaped changing forms of scholarly memory in different contexts up to the twentieth century. At the end of the article, an appendix has been added consisting of a selection of transcriptions from the travelogue.