Document Folder

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-294180

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

Descriptive Terms

folders (containers)
coverings and hangings for documents
paper (fiber product)
folders (containers)
Folder, File

Inscription

"Journal - / Lydia Percival / (1773-1830) / Journey from / Lenox to / Ballston Spa, etc. / (1808-1811)" (Written by Olive Percival.)

Associated Person

Percival, Olive, Miss
Freeman, Lydia Percival, 1773-1830
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.

Maker

Percival, Olive, Miss (Maker)

Location of Origin

Los Angeles, California, United States

Dimensions

13 7/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1193.6

Places

Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)
Lenox (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Ballston Spa (Saratoga county, New York state)
Los Angeles (Los Angeles county, California)