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Ellie Acker copy book

 Collection — Box: BW 3, Folder: 1 [X031589233]
Identifier: MSS 16068

Scope and Contents

Ellie Acker copybook, 0.03 cubic feet, 1860-1861 consists of handwritten essays titled "On Good Manners", On the Importance of a Good Character", "Precepts On Time", "On the Importance of a Well-Spent youth" "Indolent Habits Lay the Foundation of Misery", and "Pride"

The book is printed in gray wrapper depicting a scene showing the exterior of Leary & Getz Booksellers in Philadelphia on the front and include their advertisements

Dates

  • 1860-1861

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Ellie Acker attended Great Valley Presbyterian School, No. 3 and wrote essays on morality in her copybook in 1860-1861 in Philadelphia.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a legal document box BW 3.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Eclectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on November 20, 2015.
Title
Ellie Acker copy book
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
5/2/17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States