Harriet Cooke scrapbook
Scope and Contents Note
Folio scrapbook with marble-paper cover, and gold-stamped green leather corners and binding, containing pages of many different colors. Inside the front cover is a red leather gold-stamped plate reading "Harriet Cooke / 1842." Title page has a memorial plate reading "To Miss Cook May 2nd 1842 / In Remembrance of the late / Miss Sarah P. M. Kreth / Obit 26 Apr Atat 33yr / Jas Thomas, Undertaker, Bristol." Contains a wide range of visual materials pasted into the volume, including original drawings (unsigned), popular prints, items clipped from printed volumes. Notable is A Sermon on Malt, a visual poetry broadside "Printed and Sold by John Wright, Temperance Tract Depository, 18, Bridge-street." No indication is given of the relationship between the two women.
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Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
Harriet Cooke appears to have lived in the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.
Source: Materials within collection.
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 volume)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2015-0058, Purchased 2 May 2016. William and Elizabeth Morris Fund.
- Harriet Cooke scrapbook
- Tanner Greene
- 5 March 2019
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States