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Thwing scrapbook collection of pamphlets

MS004.044 (RS183616)

Description

This scrapbook, bound in 1923, belonged to Annie H. Thwing of Roxbury; the title "Miscellany" is printed on the spine. Thje first page lists, in her handwriting the contents of 23 items. These are a variety of pamphlets dating from 1860-1922 which are tipped into the binding in their entirety. There are little illustrated pamphlets of poems, riddles, charades, and include a calendar of the Civil War, speeches by Oliver Wendell Holmes, the history of the American flag, a recommended list of children's books, essays by Lilian Hoag Monk, a finely printed poem by Rudyard Kipling, and a description of the restoration of the (ancestral?) Thwing Church (East Yorkshire) from 1900.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1935
Physical Description
One scrapbook; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Annie H. Thwing 6 April, 1935
GUSN
283345
Reference Code
MS004.044

Record details

Originator
Thwing, Annie Haven, 1819-1856 (Assembler)
Descriptive Terms
humor
riddles (document genres)
Material Type
scrapbooks
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-C-103

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