Album of hand copied poetry

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-407

GUSN

GUSN-283290

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Description

Frontispiece is marked "Album" with an engraving picturing two young girls exhanging flowers and entitled "The Flowers", published by J.C. Riker, NY. It contains, in scattered order, several elegiac poems and musings by various authors on the subject of friendship and death. These entries, evidently copied from otyher sources, are dated between 1838 and 1841 and are written in ink in fine handwriting. The album also contains pressed flowers. Front and back covers are loose.

Details

Descriptive Terms

poetry
scrapbooks

Physical Description

Bound album; 6 x 7 3/4 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

2001

Reference Code

MS004.018

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Accession

Credit Line

Received from Gregory Smart, 2001

Record Details

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-407