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Thwing scrapbook

MS004.002 (RS184202)

Description

Scrapbook contains a miscellany of ephermera and mementos dating from 1862-1933. It includes a photograph of Annie H. Thwing as a child, playbills from England and the United States, pages from the advertising flyer The Ray dated 1873, tickets, pencil sketches of seaside holiday scenes, and romantic poems from an admirer. There are also greeting cards, about 30 calling cards, invitations, ephemera from Cunard Steamship Line trips to England and Germany, including a program for the Japanese Village of 1873 in London. There is a photoggraph of Annie H. Thwing in a library room with a note which says, "From which I wrote 'Crooked Streets,' now in the Massachusetts Historical Society."

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Dates
1862-1933
Date of Acquisition
1935
Physical Description
1 scrapbook; 11 x 12 3/8 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Annie H. Thwing, 1935.
GUSN
273819
Reference Code
MS004.002

Record details

Originator
Thwing, Annie Haven, 1819-1856 (Collector)
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Historical Society
Descriptive Terms
ephemera
greeting cards
invitations
photographs
playbills
poems
sketches
Material Type
scrapbooks
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-C-406

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