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Creator:Edgerton, Bertha
Title:Bertha and Ruth Edgerton scrapbooks
Date(s):1880-1920
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0006
Abstract:Two of the three scrapbooks in this small collection are identified as having been made by Bertha Edgerton of Creston, Lake County, Indiana. The Bertha and Ruth Edgerton scrapbooks, made[...] during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, contain collectible scraps and images from seed packets and catalogs, scrap sets, catalog illustrations and advertisements, and Sunday school cards.
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Rachel Leah Lindeman album
Date(s):1862-1877
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0008
Abstract:The Rachel Leah Lindeman album is a presentation album which was given to Lindeman on March 18, 1862, in honor of her birthday. The album, which contains thirty-four pages of[...] photographs, poems, artwork (pencil sketches, ink drawings, cartoons, illuminations, watercolors, etc.), elaborate calligraphy, and pressed flowers dating from 1862 to 1877, is a fine example of a Victorian presentation album with colonial Indian influences.
Subjects:India--History--19th century | Great Britain--History--19th century
Creator:Nelson, David Fox
Title:David Fox Nelson scrapbooks
Date(s):1863-1895
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0109
Abstract:The collection consists of five scrapbooks assembled between 1869 and 1890 by David Fox Nelson, an African American man who escaped from slavery in North Carolina as a child and[...] eventually arrived in New York, where he worked for the post office for several decades. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings covering a wide range of topics, especially subjects of particular significance to African Americans in the Reconstruction era. One scrapbook contains correspondence from Nelson's acquaintances of high political or social standing. Another scrapbook was assembled by Nelson for his future wife, Cassie E. Day.
Subjects:Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | African Americans--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century | Slavery--United States--History--19th century | African American postal service employees