Forget Me Not album
This collection consists of a commonplace book featuring quotes and sayings from newspaper and magazine clippings from a variety of authors like Shakespeare, Goethe, Longfellow, Elliot, and Byron. Most are organized so the quotes from the same author are grouped on the same page. Also included are excerpts of poems handwritten into the album.
There are six black and white engravings and have the following titles 'Moonlight', 'Sketching from Nature', The Dukes Daughter', 'Mariana', and 'The Wife'. The cover has a hand painted floral design with nacre inlay and a gilded decorative border.
- Creation: c.1852
Conditions Governing Access
William and Elizabeth Morris Fund, 2019/2020. Acquired by Molly Schwartzburg.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter album)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Eclectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 1 January 2020.
- Forget Me Not album
- Ellen Welch
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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