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Laura A. Wright friendship album

 File — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16533

Content Description

This collection contains one volume belonging to Lauren A. Wright of Hebron, Connecticut, with 67 pages of inscriptions, prose, and drawings. An intricate calligraphy inscription reads "Calvin H. Phelps to Miss Laura A. Wright, Hebron." Dates for inscriptions range from 1830 to 1860, with the majority written in the 1830's and 1840's. Locations written in the book include Hebron, Hartford, Glastenbury, Belchertown, New Haven, Columbia, and West Dennis, Connecticut.

Dates

  • 1830-1860

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder) : 1 album

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from David A. Hamilton Americana Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on November 27, 2017.
Title
Laura A. Wright friendship album
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2021-08-26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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