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Harriet Cooke scrapbook

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16400

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.

Dates

  • 1842

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Harriet Cooke appears to have lived in the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.

Source: Materials within collection.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2015-0058, Purchased 2 May 2016. William and Elizabeth Morris Fund.
Title
Harriet Cooke scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
5 March 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States