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Emma L. Adams composition book

00-2011-41-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-41-0
The Emma L. Adams composition book (2011-41-0) contains handwritten compositions by Emma L. Adams between October 30, 1875 and November 25, 1876. The small bound notebook contains various compositions dealing with a variety of topics. One titled "A day at Irvington and Tarrytown" describes a day excursion by train of school girls from Brooklyn up the Hudson River. She discusses seeing Washington Irving's home and lunching on the veranda, as well as visiting his grave and the Old Dutch Church in Tarrytown, and seeing Sleepy Hollow. Several other compositions discuss music, and "Human Ingenuity" tackles the topics of advances in travel and communication. Item is currently housed in 3A Box 30.

Dates

  • Created: 1875-1876
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

1.00 items

1 item other_unmapped

1.00 items

Source of Acquisition

Donor unknown
Method of Acquisition Found in collection

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Date
01/05/2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 09099999: 06/17/2011-- The collection was moved from oversized boxes to Small Acquisitions.

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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