Julia A. Dennison memory album
Julia A. Dennison memory album, 1862-1866, Milan, Indiana, in red morocco "The Pet Album" binding, published by Leavitt and Allen with black and white printed illustrations of children and their mother in activities such as bathing or playing. The album, which is a gift from her brother, contains personal advice about keeping the young mind pure and other sentimental notes from her brothers. There are signatures of acquaintainces from Indiana and Ohio, including Civil War infantry in the form of business cards. Of interest is a regimental stamp of George Dennison of the 83rd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. There is one leaf with eight locks of braided hair tied with ribbons and signed by each girl (although one lock of hair is missing).
- Creation: 1862 - 1866
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The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : memory album
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Caroliniana Jeffrey Rovenpor by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 2 May, 2019.
- Julia A. Dennison memory album
- Ellen Welch
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