Emily P. Atwell friendship album
Scope and Contents
Emily P. Atwell friendship album, 1857-1888, 0.03 cubic feet, with leather binding and gold and blind decorative stamping including title "The Sunbeam Album." Front page inscribed "To Emily P. Atwell, New Ipswich, N.H., New Year's present from her mother, Jan. 1st 1852." Contains many sentiments and verses directed to Emily, including many different handwriting examples from both male and female friends and acquaintances. Two plates included, "The Well," and "The Fantoccini Boy." Pages are made up of decorative patterned paper of different colors, pink, purple, green, and white. Location of signers include River Sioux, Iowa, Illinois, and Fitchburg.
- Creation: 1857-1888
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 8.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Eclectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on July 22, 2016.
Women's Scrapbook/Commonplace Book Collections (University of Virginia)
- Emily P. Atwell friendship album
- Ellen Welch
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
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