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Rose Tynan album

 Collection — Box: BW 43, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16658

Content Description

Highly decorated autograph album with full color title page, "The Aldine Autograph Album with decorated spaces and lines for sentiment and name." A majority of the album is filled with inscriptions, verse, and autographs. The first inscription written at the front is from Rose's brother, "A birthday present from J. E. Tynan to his sister Rose, June 3rd, 1882." Recorded dates range from 1882-1901 with most of the inscriptions complete with locations, including Kittanning Penn., Fresno City, Lone Pine, Mok Hill, Mokelumne Hill, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Prial, Arizona, Alvord Cala, Stocton, Cal., Grass Valley, Cal., Parker County, Texas, Dixon, Oakland, Mojave, Sutter Creek, Bakersfield, and other locations.


  • Creation: 1882 - 1901

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter size folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from David Hamilton Americana Books by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on February 19, 2019.

Condition Description


Rose Tynan autograph album
Ellen Welch
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States