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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

Matilda Jones album

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16618

Ellie F. Keen friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16554
Content Description 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...
Dates: 1848 - 1856

Louise C. Lamb commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 7, Folder: 1 [X031589282]
Identifier: MSS 16147
Scope and Contents Louise C. Lamb commonplace book, 1865 with a paste in of a carte de visite of John Wilkes Booth, around 1863 by Alexander Gardner totaling 0.03 cubic feet. Quarto album with gold-stamped leather binding and central inset panel on front cover.A mostly blank commonplace book with a title page indicating that it was published by J. C. Riker, 129 Fulton St., New York. Inscribed "A happy New Year, Lou. Frank." Appears to have been pre-filled with numerous engravings, including one of Little Red...
Dates: 1865

Sarah Lewis common place book.

 Collection — Box: BW 38, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16611

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

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 items...
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

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

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