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Mary Antoinette Mitchell memory album

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16382
Content Description

Handwritten friendship sentiments, most signed and dated; Steubenville, Ohio.

Dates: 1876 - 1937

Maria Morse commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 15, Folder: 1 [X031589488]
Identifier: MSS 16319
Scope and Contents Maria Morse commonplace book, 1828-1876, 0,.03 cubic feet is a cCommercially produced album with covers of hand-marbled paper with red leather corners and binding, and hand-marbled endpapers. Printed title page reads The Album. / E. Hunt & Co. Middletown Con." Owner has illustrated half-title with heart-shaped flower illustration and a stamp 'The Property of / Maria Morse." Hand-painted floral illustrations in a similar style appear throughout the volume. One page includes an example of...
Dates: 1828-1876

Isabella A. Myler album

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16619

Sue R. Neff album

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16625

Clara D. Nelson commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 51, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16746
Content Description This collection contains one notebook filled with poems and some loose newspaper clippings of printed verse. The inside front cover is signed, "Mrs. Clara D. Nelson's book." The book is full of poems copied down by Clara. Some of the poems included are "The golden side," by Mary Ann Kidder, "The old, old home," [Reverend Henry Brown], "Peace," by J.G. Whittier, and "Watching and waiting," by Marianne Farningham. Additionally, there are thirteen poems on newspaper, eight of which...
Dates: c.1873

Julia M. Nutter friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16664
Content Description This collection is a friendship album of Julia Nutter. The album is approximately less then a quarter filled. Entries are mostly poems or short notes and date from 1855 to 1863. Locations are those around the Boston area. The album is inscribed as follows: "Presented to Mrs. Julia M. Nutter by her friend Fannie A. Bradbury, December 25th, 1855." Later in the book Fannie also provides a poem in the shape of a diamond. In addition to entries from friends and albums, there are tipped in...
Dates: 1855 - 1863

Papers of Garrard Glenn, 1901-1951

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-78-1
Abstract

Small collection of professional correspondence, UVA Law School memorabilia and personal diaries.

Dates: 1901 - 1951

Frances Eleanor Poole commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669072]
Identifier: MSS 16511
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1854 - 1856

Martha T. Pritchard commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16647
Content Description

Handwritten poems and sentiments written to Martha, 1839-1842. Blank "Album" published by J. C. Riker, New York, includes several pages of illustrations, mostly black and white, many signed by artists and engravers. Printed engravings are preceded by colored papers for protection. Some illustrations have been pasted in.

Dates: 1839 - 1842

Marie Rasmussen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16699
Content Description Marie Rasmussen high school scrapbook from Omaha, Nebraska, in 1924. Bound in "My Golden School Days" binding and assembled by Marie Rasmussen of South High School, it has 49 pages filled with newsclippings of jokes, and school events including athletic events, plays, and ephemera.There are also photographs of friends, girls at camp, and handwritten sentiments from friends, and a poem about a boy's first kiss. The album is a snapshot of close friendships, and school days from the life of...
Dates: 1923-1924

Mattie Robertson commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16629

Harriet S. Rowley commonplace books

 Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 16472
Content Description This collection consists of three commonplace books belonging to Harriet "Hatty" S. Rowley, of Utica, New York. The books are nicknamed the Books of Wisdom and ignorance in part because one notebook was titled "Ignorance Book," by Rowley, while the other two books were labeled with the following note, “Aunt Harriet’s books of wisdom.” These books hold recordings of quotes from famous authors and orators of the late 19th century, and as such they are full of "wisdom" and advice on life. ...
Dates: 1872 - 1888

Mary Ruggles album

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16637

Margaret Ann N. Russell commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 45, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: MSS 16712
Content Description

Women's commonplace album with about 20 pages of inscriptions, sentiments, and verse, hand-written with signatures or initials and date.

Dates: 1860 - 1866

Mary M. Russell album

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669071]
Identifier: MSS 16509
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1844 - 1860

Sadie commonplace book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16556
Content Description This collection consists of a commonplace book. It is not clear the provenance but inscribed in the front and back covers is the name Sadie. The album contains 170 pages of content and a few loose clippings. Each page is filled with clippings from magazines and newspapers that focus on women's work, loss, fairy tales, literature, and poetry. The owner hand colored all the illustrations from magazines. Many of the illustrations are of women; some in non-traditional roles. Many articles are...
Dates: c.1878

Sophia Sarchet commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16630

Ella Schultz scrapbook

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16696
Content Description High school memory scrapbook of Ella Schultz of Omaha, Nebraska and Los Angeles, California from 1920 to 1922. There are theater programs, football items, handwitten sentiments, napkins and other mementos and photogaphs assembled by Ella Schultz, in a suede binding titled, "The Girl Graduate Her Own Book." The album is from Commerce High School in Omaha and Los Angeles Polytechnic High School in Los Angeles. Her move from Omaha to Los Angeles is also documented in the album. ...
Dates: 1920 - 1922

Sophia M. Sias album

 Collection — Box: BW 16, Folder: 1 [X030899240]
Identifier: MSS 16371
Scope and Contents Sophia M. Sias album, MSS 16371 (1854; 0.03 cubic feet) is a commercially made album with stamp of William H. Fisk's Bookstore & Bindery, No. 4 Methodist Church, Manchester, N.H. Brown leather binding with blind- and gold-stamped cover with floral illustration and words "Boquet Album." One hundred pages of various colors, only about twenty sides used for inscriptions, verse, etc. Includes title page "Boquet Album," with no publication information. Five printed floral plates, which...
Dates: 1854

Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16137
Scope and Contents Ella F. Simons, "A Young Ladies school newspaper written for subscribers"(1859; 0.03 cubic feet) Contains eleven pages of hand written material. Begins with an "edatoreal" about the state of the nation and the mission of the paper, followed by articles with titles such as "Night," "The Poet," "Dear Emily," "A Ride," "Our Wreath," "Composition," "Sniff," and more. All articles are written in the same hand and with the same unique writing voice, leaving one to ponder if she was a scribe or...
Dates: 1859

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