Emma L. Adams composition book
Scope and Contents
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.
- Created: 1875-1876
- Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011
- Adams, Emma L. (Person)
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