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2001.281.1193.6 (RS198169)

Description

Handmade folder used to hold family documents. The folder is one of a group of twenty-one created by Olive Percival of Los Angeles, California. This folder's label, handwritten by Percival, indicates it held her great, great aunt Lydia Percival Freeman's journal of 1808-1811, including a journey from her home in Lenox, Massachusetts to Ballston Spa, New York. The folder is made from a piece of floral decorative paper and lined with a piece of solid blue paper.

Details

Maker
Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)
Date
1910-1920
Inscriptions
"Journal - / Lydia Percival / (1773-1830) / Journey from / Lenox to / Ballston Spa, etc. / (1808-1811)" (Written by Olive Percival.)
Location of origin
Los Angeles, California, United States
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Places
Ballston Spa (Saratoga county, New York state)
Lenox (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Descriptive terms
coverings and hangings for documents
Folder, File
folders (containers)
paper (fiber product)
People and organizations
Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830
Percival, Olive, Miss
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
13 7/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.1193.6
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
294180

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