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Anonymous handmade book

 Collection — Box: BW 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16491

Content Description

This collection contains one original typed humerous in a handmade book. The book is bound with a faded silk tie at the spine, and made up of clippings, magazine pages, typed pages, and illustrations. A humorous epistolary story, it is told by a soldier stationed at Camp Lee outside Petersburg, Va., who falls in love with the voice of a woman who sells him a book over the phone from the longtime local booksellers T. S. Beckwith & Co.

Dates

  • c. 1919

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter folder)

Language of Materials

English

Condition Description

fair
Title
Guide to the Anonymous handmade book
Status
Completed
Author
Initial record created by Rose Oliveira.
Date
27 April 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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