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Amanda's commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16549
Scope and Contents Amanda's commonplace book album consists of 13 pages used for inscriptions and verse, a majority of them with the location "Germantown [PA]." Amanda's full name is not known.
Dates: 1873 - 1875

Amelia's friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16550
Content Description Amelia's memory album and book of handwritten verse, approximately 6.5" x 4.75" brown leather bound with gilt decorated borders on covers and title on spine. It has marbled end papers. There are 46 pages used for inscriptions, verse, and literature, with a few dates in the range of 1823-1832.
Dates: 1823-1833

Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Dates: 1851-1855

Lottie E. Browne memory album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16563

Lucy Bruce friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16547
Content Description 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.
Dates: 1853 - 1868

Margaret Crockett album

 Collection — Box: BW 16, Folder: 1 [X030899238]
Identifier: MSS 16320
Scope and Contents Margaret Crockett album, MSS 16320, 1905-1933, 0.03 cubic feet is described as a commercial album with gold-stamped leather batting-stuffed covers and multi-colored gilt-edged pages, covered with a dull green hand-made fabric cover embroidered "M.C." in red thread. Front free endpaper reads "Margaret Crockett / July 1911," though one pasted entry is dated 1905 and the latest entry is from 1933. The initials RNS (Royal Naval School), is found scattered throughout the volume, as are the locations...
Dates: 1905-1933

Elizabeth Glover school annual

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16464
Content Description This collection contains "The Star" 1924 yearbook for ‘Grade 7B,’ handwritten by Buckingham County teacher, Mary Elizabeth Glover. Each page has a student's name and quotes and comments about them. Many pages include a small photograph of the child named.
Dates: 1924

Eliza's memory book

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16650

Bettie A. Ford friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 30, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16578
Content Description This collection contains a "The Forget Me Not Album" belonging to Bettie A. Ford, of Lynchburg, Virginia. The album contains a mix of hand-written sentiments, poems, and remembrances written to Ford. The entries are mostly signed by initial or first name and many are dated. A few of the entries have annotations with additional information about the creator. In addition to these entries, there appear to be journal type jottings, possibly written by Ford. Also included are printed poems,...
Dates: c.1857-1898

Mary Neidhardt Frederick common place book

 Collection — Box: BW 31, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16580

Sadie Eleanor Garbee commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589281]
Identifier: MSS 16146
Scope and Contents Sadie Eleanor Garbee commonplace book (1885-1886; 0.03 cubic feet) includes sentiments from friends and relatives, as well as die-cut chromolithographs of flowers. The album is in a horizontal format and also contains poetry and quotations.
Dates: 1885-1886

Nannie N. Gardner commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589279]
Identifier: MSS 16141
Scope and Contents Nannie N. Gardner commonplace book (1853-1862; 0.03 cubic feet) consists of a gold stamped cover and gold title page indicating "J.C. Riker, publisher." The commonplace book was published with elaborate gilt title page and hand-colored botanical frontispiece and four similar botanical plates. Most pages in the book have been filled with poems and other inscriptions to Nannie from her friends. Includes entry signed "John Dooley."
Dates: 1853-1862

Ann Gilman album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16310
Content Description This collection contains the memory album of Ann Gilman. The octavo album, restored, with original light blue-green paper covered boards and new black leather spine. 71 pages, including 3 of the 5 engravings, were used for written verse and inscriptions dating from 1835-1839. Inscriptions are signed from Dover, New Hampshire and Bangor, Maine. Two inscriptiosn have small drawings. One page has a page of verse secured with pins. New front and rear end-papers. Album has 76 unnumbered pages and 5...
Dates: 1835-1839

Harriet Dudley Brown Gray album

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669085]
Identifier: MSS 16515
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Harriet "Hattie" D. Brown Gray (1867-1947) a resident of Massachusetts and Connecticut. The majority of the individuals who wrote an entry were from South Lee, MA or the surrounding towns. After Hattie's marriage in 1894 to Frank S. Gray (1852-1918), and their subsequent move to Connecticut, the majority of writers are from that state. Hattie's husband, Frank, signed the album on their wedding day. On the same page is a note regarding...
Dates: 1890 - 1916

Elizabeth Harvey common place book

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16383
Content Description Sentiments and poems of friendship, most signed and some are dated; "Knoxville, [Il.]" "Jacksonville, [Il.]" "Abingdon College, Knox County Illinois" "Princeton, Ill."
Dates: 1854 - 1856

Jane's album

 Collection — Box: BW 25
Identifier: MSS 16538

Pamelia Jenne friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16555
Content Description This collection contains a friendship album belonging to Pamelia Jenne of Charlton, Massachusetts. The album, a copybook, "Sold by Samuel Wood & Sons, New York," is here used as a friendship album. It contains thirty-eight pages of manuscript and one watercolor of flowers. Included are original and copied verse by a series of friends, many with several entries.
Dates: 1826

Eliza Ellen (Davidson) Johnston commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16513
Content Description This collection contains a bound volume of manuscript poems written and compiled by Eliza Ellen [Davidson] Johnston. The presentation page is inscribed as folllows " A common place book presented to Eliza Ellen Davidson by her Affectionate Mother on the 4th of June 1826, Greenbrier Virginia." A bound volume of unlined pages divided into two sections, hand-paginated with exception of final 30+ pages. This volume contains many poems written by Davidson, with her name and date at the end of most....
Dates: 1826 - 1827

Sarah Littlefield Johnston album

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589277]
Identifier: MSS 16139
Scope and Contents Sarah Littlefield Johnston album (1845-1856; 0.03 cubic feet) containing poems, illustrations of flowers, and sentiments from friends and family in Maine and Massachusetts.
Dates: 1845-1856

Mary C. Jones friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16537
Content Description This collection consists of one volume. An elaborate sketched title "Mary C. Jones Album," is the first page used; 79 pages used for hand-written inscriptions, verse, and literature, including some calligraphy. Signatures from Providence, "Washington Ball," and New York. The inscriptions are mostly addressed to "Caroline." Marbled paper over boards with red leather spine and red leather board edges; red leather label with gilt stamped name "Mary C. Jones" on the front cover.
Dates: 1825-1829