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albums (books)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

19th Century autograph book

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1875-1895

Ann Eliza Taylor friendship album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034447734]
Identifier: MS-1023

This friendship album, which belonged to Ann Eliza Taylor of Baltimore, contains poems and other messages from Taylor's family and friends.

Dates: 1831 - 1842

Boer War - Natal photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 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...
Dates: 1899-1904

Camp de Mailly watercolor sketchbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394142]
Identifier: MS-1025

This watercolor sketchbook was created by a French soldier at Camp de Mailly during the summer of 1915. The sketchbook shows scenes of military camp life and the surrounding landscape.

Dates: 1915 June-1915 August

Crochet patterns album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030070811]
Identifier: MS-0588
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1855

Elisabeth Gilman papers

Identifier: MS-0235

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.

Dates: 1872-1949

Ellicott-King family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030044261]
Identifier: MS-0161

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.

Dates: 1804-1851

Frederika Schmidt notebook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1865

Hair and ribbon friendship album with fabric cover

 Collection — Box BW-5: [Barcode: 31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0765

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.

Dates: 1867 - 1874; 1897

Harriet L. Lagowitz autograph albums

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051688]
Identifier: MS-0170

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.

Dates: 1877-1890

Howard Eager family genealogy

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1799-1895

Johns Hopkins University Maryland ephemera collection

Identifier: MS-0673

This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).

Dates: 1818-2015

Kate Barnett friendship album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034382139]
Identifier: MS-0940

This collection consists of a friendship album belonging to Catherine "Kate" Barnett of Boonsboro, Maryland. It contains engraved plates and poetic inscriptions from family and friends.

Dates: 1851-1856

Mary C. Gould friendship album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394019]
Identifier: MS-1015
Content Description This friendship album belonged to Mary C. Gould of Baltimore. Inside are poems and other messages from Gould's family and friends, the bulk of which are from P. Roman Steck, whom she later married in 1846. Two of Steck's messages to Mary are encoded, and one poem dated January 1842 seems to indicate that the two would soon be married, although their wedding would not occur until May 1846. Some pages include hand-colored engravings. The album also includes loose newspaper clippings of poetry...
Dates: 1841 January 2-1845 May 18; Majority of material found within 1841 - 1842

Photograph Album of English and Scottish Architecture

Identifier: MS-0618

The album contains 56 photographs documenting English and Scottish architecture from approximately 1880. This album is from the library of Richard Kelly, a mid-century American architect and lighting designer based in New York City.

Dates: approximately 1880

Sena Ann Enos friendship album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034382055]
Identifier: MS-0993
Content Description Friendship album of Sena Ann Enos, of DeRuyter, NY. The contents consist of poetic notes of affection written to Sena Ann from both female and male friends when she was between 16 and 21 years of age. All inscriptions appear to predate her 1839 marriage. Two hand-colored floral illustrations are included in the album alongside text. Two written essays of a philosophical nature are included in the album; the name D. D. Wells is associated with them. One is undated, while the other is dated...
Dates: 1834 - 1849; Majority of material found within 1834 - 1839

South Africa-Transvaal photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030072494]
Identifier: MS-0611
Scope and Contents These photographs portray rural and urban areas in South Africa near Krugersdorp, Hatherley, Pretoria, Lydenburg, Paard Kraal, Krugersdorp and Johansburg aorund 1892. The images show the development of Johannesburg: Market Buildings, Natal Bank, Grand National Hotel, Palace Buildings, Market Place, Wanderers' Club (the second oldest athletics club in South Africa), Post Office and other buildings. There are also images (and news clippings) of local businesses, such as Hatherly Distillery and...
Dates: circa 1892

Stutz family poetry and recipe album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034382030]
Identifier: MS-0964
Content Description A family scrap album containing magazine and newspaper clippings of poetry and recipes, as well as some loose items mostly belonging to Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Stutz of Middletown, Ohio (i.e., a report card dated February 1875 from Middletown Public Schools, school essays and penmanship practice, a photograph addressed to "Aunt Lizzie", drafts of letters, and miscellaneous clippings) interleaved in the album. Lizzie Stutz is the only name identified in the album, but it appears that another...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Thomas family papers

Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976

Victorian-style scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034447742]
Identifier: MS-1024

This scrapbook contains die-cut chromolithographed Victorian-style scraps which have been pasted into the album, dating from between 1876 and 1958.

Dates: 1876 - 1958

William Hand Browne papers

Identifier: MS-0011

Correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, and other personal papers of William Hand Browne, an early Johns Hopkins University librarian and English Professor, a life-long resident of the Baltimore area, and a Confederate sympathizer who helped promote the racism of the "Lost Cause" mythology in the years following the American Civil War.

Dates: 1825-1999; Majority of material found in 1850s-1912

William Paul Jones album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030051688]
Identifier: MS-0167

William Paul Jones is presumed to have lived in Baltimore in the 1820s. The album (approximately 1820s) consists of messages and poetry written by Jones's friends when he was preparing to begin a life at sea.

Dates: approximately 1820s