Thwing scrapbook collection of pamphlets

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103

GUSN

GUSN-283345

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

riddles (document genres)
humor
scrapbooks

Physical Description

One scrapbook; 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

1935

Reference Code

MS004.044

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Annie H. Thwing 6 April, 1935

Record Details

Originator

Thwing, Annie Haven, 1819-1856 (Assembler)

Material Type

scrapbooks

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-C-103