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Mary C. Jones friendship album

 Collection — Box: BW 24
Identifier: MSS 16537

Content Description

This collection consists of one volume. An elaborate sketched title "Mary C. Jones Album," is the first page used; 79 pages used for hand-written inscriptions, verse, and literature, including some calligraphy. Signatures from Providence, "Washington Ball," and New York. The inscriptions are mostly addressed to "Caroline." Marbled paper over boards with red leather spine and red leather board edges; red leather label with gilt stamped name "Mary C. Jones" on the front cover.

Dates

  • 1825-1829

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

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
Mary C. Jones 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