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Mary M. Russell album

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669071]
Identifier: MSS 16509

Content Description

This collection contains a commonplace book of Mary M. Russell. The first entry, signed "Mortimer," and dated Rose Mont, August 7, 1844," is a kind of paean to "The Album" itself. Book includes engraved images, verses, drawings, and handwritten entries with place names, including Virginia, Washington, and Maryland. Laid in hand-lettered piece of music, "We no more," addressed to Miss Mary Russell.

Dates

  • 1844 - 1860

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Black Swan Books by the Small Special Collections Libary at the University of Virginia Library on October 1, 2019.

Condition Description

fair
Title
Guide to the Mary M. Russell album
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Oliveira
Date
7 June 2021
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