Mary Titus friendship album of poems
This collection contains one book housed in original black leather boards with the word "Autographs" on the cover. The book contains eighteen handwritten entries from Pennsylvania and Virginia for Mary Titus. Entries include poems, short messages, or essays.
- Creation: 1859-1892
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Biographical / Historical
The friendship album owned by Mary Titus, a young woman from nineteenth century Virginia. The inscriptions are from Reading, Pennsylvania; Lebanon, Pennsylvania; Manassas, Virginia; Middlesex County, Virginia; and Richmond, Virgina. Friendship albums contained entries from aquaintances.
0.1 Linear Feet (One Hollinger box (12.5in x 6.5in))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased with the Molly Elliot Seawell Endowment.
The collection received container level processing. This finding aid may be updated to reflect new descriptions and acquisitions to the collection.
- Guide to the Mary Titus friendship album of poems
- Kendall McKinley
- 2023 March
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