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albums (books)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

19th Century autograph book

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0593
Scope and Contents Laura's book includes hand written signatures, poems, verses, messages and drawings by the Jewish Community between 1875 - 1895. Among the contents are two original sheet music from Baltimore's composers John Schomann and John Linhard. The book also has signatures by Miss Jennie Putzel, a Baltimore choir singer, and Louis Lauer, who had imigrated to America from Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany. It also has a long poem written by Joseph Sigmund (born 1856) who was in the advertising business.

Boer War - Natal photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030072494]
Identifier: MS-0610
Scope and Contents This album has 73 photographs taken 1899 - 1904, (most 14 x 20 cm/5.5 x 8 inches), which portray the British side of the Second Boer War in the colony of Natal. Many pictures are credited to photographers 'J.E.M photo' and 'B.W. Caney' (possibly Benjamin William Caney, 1842 - 1918, Durban's first jeweler and an enthusiastic amateur photographer). The album includes portraits of British soldiers, such as Major-General Sir William Fry (1858 – 1934, who later served in World War I and in...

Crochet patterns album

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0588
Overview A manuscript album of crochet patterns, recipes, bits of prose, and a list of marriages and deaths compiled by Harriet Anna Winder of Burnham (near Maidenhead) in Dec. 1855. A small history of the founding of Burnham is also included. Neatly written on c62ff (including some blanks), and with one small crochet example loosely inserted. The journal itself is of contemporary half morocco, with marbled boards. There is a slight wear to the head and tail of the spine, but it is otherwise in...

Elisabeth Gilman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0235
Overview Elisabeth Gilman was born in New Haven, Connecticut, December 25, 1867. She was the younger daughter of Daniel Coit and Mary (Ketcham) Gilman. Her father was a college professor and the first president of The Johns Hopkins University. The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, writings, diaries, newspaper clippings, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs.

Ellicott-King family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030044261]
Identifier: MS-0161
Overview The Ellicott-King papers (1804-1837) which form this collection consist of a notebook (1804-1826) of Eliza Ellicott, a notebook (1819-1851) of Tacy E. (Ellicott) King, and an autograph album (1835- 1837) of Thomas King. The Ellicott family of Howard County, Maryland settled in Maryland in 1772 on the Patapsco River about 10 miles west of Baltimore, where Ellicott City now stands.

Frederika Schmidt notebook

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0595
Scope and Contents This notebook was written by Frederika Schmidt in 1865in Germany and contains the fairytale "The Fox and the Horse", possibly by the Grimm Brothers, among other tales.

Hair and ribbon friendship album with fabric cover

 Collection — 1: [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0765
Overview This is an album with an applied fabric cover and hand-stitched fabric border. It includes thirty-six works of art constructed with paper, ribbons and hair. Thirty-two of the items were created between 1867-1874, and the last four are from 1897. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Harriet L. Lagowitz autograph albums

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030051688]
Identifier: MS-0170
Overview Harriet L. Lagowitz was a resident of New York city in the late nineteenth century. The collection (1877-1890) is formed by two autograph albums and approximately 80 envelopes containing the autographs of theater and stage performers.

Howard Eager family genealogy

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0594
Scope and Contents The book starts with a memo signed by John Eager Howard in 1810 with the story of his ancestors who came from England. The following pages contain his Family tree, with the names and birth/death dates of the Eager-Howard family from 1799-1895. It is unclear who continued to work on the book after Howard’s death in 1827. The content includes notes with peculiarities about the family’s history and an Index with the names of family members and corresponding pages.

Johnny T. Hill photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0617
Scope and Contents The first part of this collection is a large photo album with many pictures, some loose, most with corner mounts. The second part is a set of standalone photos, portraits, and USO-type shots from starlets.The photographs in the album include several studio portraits of black women (Mary, Lucille, etc.), possibly corporal Hill's family members. In the sequence, there are images of the corporal and fellow soldiers posing with different women and children, but it is unclear if they are...