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Julia M. Nutter friendship album

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0104

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 like a green ribbon embroidered bookmark that states “Remember Me,” a small pressed flower, and a cut out illustration from a letter. The album is also illustrated with color biblical scenes, with plain or colored protective tissue paper, and some pages are blue paper.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 1 October 2019.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • 1855 - 1863

Extent

.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)