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Mary M. Russell Album

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0063

Content Description

This collection contains a commonplace book of Mary M. Russell. The first entry, signed "Mortimer," and dated Rose Mont, August 7, 1844," is a kind of paean to "The Album" itself. Book includes engraved images, verses, drawings, and handwritten entries with place names, including Virginia, Washington, and Maryland. Laid in hand-lettered piece of music, "We no more," addressed to Miss Mary Russell.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 1 October 2019

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Dates

  • 1844 - 1860

Creator

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Inventory

1 item with tipped in material