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Creator:Saxon, John, active 1860s
Title:John Saxon copybook
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0111
Abstract:This copybook, presumably owned by John Saxon, possibly of Boston, Massachusetts, was used to practice penmanship. It also contains pasted-in newspaper clippings on the topics of farming, flowers, handwriting, frogs,[...] Civil War battles, and women.
Subjects:Copybooks--United States--History--19th century | Penmanship, American--History--19th century
Creator:Parke, John A.
Title:John A. Parke penmanship exercise book
Date(s):1845-1846
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0186
Abstract:John A. (John Andrew) Parke, likely a student in Strasburg, Pennsylvania, kept this penmanship exercise book between 1845 and 1846. Parke used the book to practice his handwriting in German[...] Text.
Subjects:Calligraphy--United States--19th century--Specimens | Penmanship, American--History--19th century
Creator:Carty family
Title:Carty family papers
Date(s):1815-1912
Call No:MSS 0507
Abstract:The Carty family papers, 1815-1912, represent nearly a century of the business activities as well as the personal lives of various members of the Carty family of New Jersey. The[...] collection also includes papers of the Shreve family, which seems to have been related to the primary family in some way. The material consists mainly of receipts, account ledgers, and personal and business correspondence.
Subjects:Businesspeople--United States--History--19th century | House construction--United States--History--19th century | Architecture, American--History--19th century | Architecture--New Jersey--History--19th century | More Subjects