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Scrapbook, circa 1870, of an unidentified person which contains newspaper clippings, fictional stories from newspapers, pictures, and handwritten poems.
This collection consists of a hand-written volume of poetry kept by Captain Walter P. Snow. Most of the entries are from Snow Hill and Baltimore, Maryland, New Orleans, Nantucket Island, and Tortugas. Some of the subjects described in the entries include love, everyday life, battles, and life on the sea. Also included are loose news clippings from the poetry volume.
Music and Poetry book dated September 16, 1817 with the signature of William Short.
Diary, circa 1870s, of Vernon Gertrude Wilson. Includes poems and songs, presumably written by Vernon Gertrude Wilson. Many of the songs have religious themes, while others are about love and fidelity.
Medical notebook, 1856, of George W. Winter, Bridgeport, Virginia [West Virginia].
Poem, circa 1864, written by Gilbert M. Woodward. The poem is a humorous look at the role of the printer in the Civil War, and begins "Hail and Thrice Hail Ye Craftsman, / Knights of the Stick and the Rule, / Who through the fiery storm of war / With purpose high and courage cool / the fearful brunt of battle bore..." Throughout the poem, Woodward references the battles in which his unit, the 2nd Wisconsin Volunteers, participated. A transcription of the poem is also included.