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Collection — Box: BW 23, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: MSS 16472
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. ...
1872 - 1888
- Subject: Women's Scrapbook/ Commonplace Book Collections (University of Virginia)
- Names: Rowley, Harriet Sophia , 1853-1943