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Lady Theresa Anna Marie (Fox-Strangways) Digby riddle book

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16510
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handmade riddle book created and used for the children of Lady Digby.

This book contains 124 riddles and answers each within decorative borders and frames. Many are typical word play riddles; others include topical and racist riddles on the anti-slavery movement. There is Uncle Tom's Cabin and other enslavement-related content. There are questions such as "Who is Uncle Tom's Aunt?"
Dates: 1862

The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit

 Collection — Box: BW 44, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16675
Content Description This collection contains a handwritten and hand-illustrated fair-copy bound manuscript titled, "The Journey of Jeremy Rabbit," by Jan Karon for her daughter, Candace, with a dedication note at the beginning of the manuscript.

The manuscript contains ten chapters of Jeremy Rabbit's fictional journey, and measures approximately 5.75" X 4.5" with a felt cover with a flower design.
Dates: 1988-1989

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Digby, Theresa Anna Maria (Fox-Strangways), 1814-1874 1
Karon, Jan (Janice), 1937- 1