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Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16547
A ladies album belonging to Lucy Bradbury Bruce of Worcester County, Massachusetts which contains five engraved plates, sentiments from friends and family, three calligraphy drawings, and a watercolor theorem of a rose. Most of the well wishes are signed and dated, and many include locations. Predominately the locations and many of the signers are women including two of her sisters.
1853 - 1868
Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16554
This collection contains a large, stamped friendship album dedicated to Ellie F. Keen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from her father. The album contains a color title page, twelve romantic themed color plates throughout the album, over fifty poems and personal notes, and a full-page watercolor of lovers embracing in the moonlit night. Most inscriptions are signed with a first name only or initials; although, there are some exceptions with the writer’s full name. Predominately written between...
1848 - 1856
- Subject: commonplace books
- Subject: Women's Scrapbook/ Commonplace Book Collections (University of Virginia)
- Subject: Friendship booklets
Bruce, Lucy Bradbury, 1830-1902
Keen, Ellie F.