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autograph albums

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books, loose-leaf binders, or other volumes containing blank leaves, on which persons have written sentiments, quotations, or signatures.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Bethel Vaughn Autograph Album

 Collection — Folder 2017-035
Identifier: MSS-0110
Content Description The autograph album of Bethel Vaughn of Fullerton, Nebraska, includes entries to the young girl from family, friends, and a teacher. All rhymes and notes to the child are dated 1911-1913. The decorative cover of the autograph album is green with gold detail and a rural image of two cows near a small body of water.

Marie Engelkew Autograph Book

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0047
Content Description The autograph book of Marie Engelkew includes brief personal messages and quotations from friends in family. Most of the messages date from 1894 with others dated 1895, 1900, and 1901. The messages are predominantly from Grand Island, Nebraska and the Academy of the Visitation in Dubuque, Iowa. A cutout of a dog is pasted on the first page of the autograph book. The autograph book is in the shape of a rhombus with a wooden cover (perhaps walnut) and teal velvet binding and back cover.

Schesser Family Papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS-0048
Content Description

The Schesser family papers include a diary kept by patriarch Socrates Schesser in 1915 and an autograph book belonging to son Roy Schesser from 1907. The autograph book was made in Germany and features a child on the colorful front.

The following partial transcription of diary entries was provided by the seller:

In the front of the diary you'll find this written

"This book was bought of Mont Gomery Ward and Co. Kansas City. The record of each day's events heren are ...

Wolfe Family Papers

 Collection — Box 2017-002
Identifier: MSS-0093
Content Description The Wolfe family collection contains letters, a scrapbook, and two autograph books created by members of the Wolfe family of Happy Camp, California and Lehman, Pennsylvania in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. The family may have also lived in other locations in the U.S. The 1890s letters are predominantly from Henry Wolfe in California to his brother Alonzo Wolfe in Pennsylvania with letters to a cousin as well. Documents in the collection also mention William Wolfe, Sarah Wolfe, and other ...