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Female friendship--United States--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mary F. Armstrong autograph album

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0001

This mid-nineteenth century autograph album belonged to Mary F. Armstrong of Newark, Delaware, and contains original or transcribed poems about friendship signed by her female friends. Many of the contributors are from Delaware.

Dates: 1848-1852

Sarah Belville early nineteenth-century friendship album

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0054

This friendship album belonged to Sarah Belville of Christiana, Delaware, and contains poems, tributes, and classical quotations from Belville's friends, who sometimes sign or initial, give their location, and date their contributions.

Dates: 1828-1852

The Jenny Lind album : a friendship album from Mary Ann De Souza to Esther Bolster

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0045
Abstract This "Jenny Lind Album" was published as a blank book with engraved illustrations and filled as a friendship album for Esther Bolster by her devoted friend, Mary Ann De Souza in 1858. The album contains original poetry, humorous anecdotes cut from magazines, hand-cut color images of flowers, embossed silver and gold gilt scraps, embossed and colorized foil scraps, and chromatic images of ladies in period fashions. Original verse in the albums includes sentimental themes of Jenny Lind, making...
Dates: 1858

Lillie J.S. Watt friendship album

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0062

This friendship album belonged to Lillie J.S. Watt of West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and contains autograph inscriptions, signatures, and drawings done by her friends between 1884 and 1909.

Dates: 1884-1909; Majority of material found within 1884-1885

Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 0423

The Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes, 1856-1862, consist of two autograph albums and two daguerreotypes of Jennie and Lydia Wilds, who were sisters and lived in Kent County, Delaware. The autograph albums represent the popular nineteenth-century custom of keeping friendship albums, and the photographs provide portraits of the young schoolgirls who typically engaged in this activity.

Dates: 1856-1862

Lydia S. Wilds family papers

Identifier: MSS 0833

This small collection of family letters, photographs, and an autograph album was created by the Wilds family of Delaware between 1860 and 1922.

Dates: 1860-1922