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Una Wonn commonplace book

 Collection — Box: BW 40, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16646

Content Description

Each page contains questions about preferences, likes, and dislikes and are answered by different friends, family, and acquaintances. Many entries are signed and include locations, with most being signed "Eckhart Mines, Md."

Some questions include what epoch would you choose to have lived; Favorite books, or artists? What trait do you most admire, or most detest; What is your idea of happiness, misery? What are the saddest words in the world?

Dates

  • 1880 - 1884

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : Album

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased from Black Swan by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on October 30, 2018.

Condition Description

Good.
Title
Una Wonn commonplace book
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
2022-01-18
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