Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes


Creator: Wilds, Virginia, 1843-1922
Date(s): 1856-1862
Call Number: MSS 0423
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes, 1856-1862, consist of two autograph albums and two daguerreotypes of Jennie and Lydia Wilds, who were sisters and lived in Kent County, Delaware. The autograph albums represent the popular nineteenth-century custom of keeping friendship albums, and the photographs provide portraits of the young schoolgirls who typically engaged in this activity.
Physical Description: 0.3s (1 box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Mary S. Hutchison Brown, June 2001
Processing Information: Processed by Sally W. Donatello, August 2001. Encoded by Jaime Margalotti, July 2021. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard