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Mary Pease Autograph Album

Identifier: SC 01596

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Scope and Contents

Brown leather bound autograph album containing various poems, well wishes, and verses addressed to Ms. Mary Ann Pease of New Bedford, Massachusetts. The album contains a printed illustration of a Native American kneeling on a rock, facing a body of water. Under it reads, painted by J. G. Chapman, engraved by E. Gallaudet. This page also indicates that the album was published by J. C. Riker, New York. In addition to this front page with illustration are four illustrated and colored pages containing images of flowers along with poems.


  • Creation: 1843-1844


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


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Guide to the Mary Pease Autograph Album
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository