Christine Best friendship album
This collection contains a single book with 29 pages of inscriptions, autographs, and verse dated between 1839-1841, from Hudson New York. The first inscription was written by Christine Best, owner of the album, and includes a color illustration and title, "Christine Best's Book Hudson July 22, 1839." Original black leather embossed boards, highly decorated; red leather spine with gilt decoration.
- Creation: 1839-1841
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder) : 1 album
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from David A. Hamilton Americana Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on November 27, 2017.
- Christine Best friendship album
- Ellen Welch
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States