Box BW 28
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This collection contains nineteen privately printed pages using a mimeograph type process, addressed to women readers. The feature is authored by two women in Sunnyside, Queens and covers "fashions, theatre, shop windows... all of the kaleidoscope that is New York, seen through women's eyes and written for women to read." The authors write much about fashion, particularly with regards to the seasonal styles worn by glamorous women promenading on New York's avenues.
This collection contains a commonplace book of Mary M. Russell. The first entry, signed "Mortimer," and dated Rose Mont, August 7, 1844," is a kind of paean to "The Album" itself. Book includes engraved images, verses, drawings, and handwritten entries with place names, including Virginia, Washington, and Maryland. Laid in hand-lettered piece of music, "We no more," addressed to Miss Mary Russell.
This collection contains a commonplace book written in by Frances Eleanor "Fannie" Poole and her classmates at the Frederick Female Seminary in Maryland. The book includes a frontispiece, engraved title page, and additional plates. Poole wrote "this side up," beneath her inscription, but the binding is upside down. Poole died at the age of nineteen in 1860, four years after the last dated entry in the book. The book has heavy foxing on the plates and pages were torn from the book.
This collection contains an autograph letter signed "J.W. Burke, agt" on illustrated Depository letterhead, naming Burke as "Agent." One page in full to Messers G. & C. Merriam, informing them that any payments on debt owed by the Methodist Book Depository will have to wait until the end of the Civil War.