Lydia Heney friendship album
Scope and Contents
Lydia Heney friendship album, 1837-1839, consists of 0.03 cubic feet, a simple album with marbled paper cover with gilt-stamped green leather corners and spine, no title page, pink endpapers and white pages. This friendship album contains many sentiments and verses directed to Lydia Heney, including many different handwriting examples from both male and female friends and acquaintances. Locations of signers include Pennsylvania towns, Brandywine, Pittsburgh, Pocopson, Pemsbury, Pemsville, and Birmingham.
- Creation: 1837-1839
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 8.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Eclectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on July 22, 2016.
Women's Scrapbook/Commonplace Book Collections University of Virginia
- Lydia Heney friendship album
- Ellen Welch
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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