Thwing scrapbook

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1862-1933

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-406

GUSN

GUSN-273819

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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."

Details

Descriptive Terms

ephemera
greeting cards
sketches
invitations
photographs
playbills
poems
scrapbooks

Physical Description

1 scrapbook; 11 x 12 3/8 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

1935

Reference Code

MS004.002

Credit Line

Gift of Annie H. Thwing, 1935.

Record Details

Originator

Thwing, Annie Haven, 1819-1856 (Collector)

Material Type

scrapbooks

Other Organizations

Massachusetts Historical Society

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-406