Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.
The collection consists of a small handwritten book of puzzles, charades, and riddles in morocco binding with gilt detail. A stamp on the title page includes the date of 1820 and styles the creator, Camilla Miller, a "baronnes."
The collection consists of one manuscript commonplace book, with the holographic title, "Miscellanies in prose and verse."
The collection consists of one commonplace book, perhaps created in Norfolk, England.
This collection consists of two commonplace books dating from the 19th century.
This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades written in Brighton, United Kingdom, in 1867. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.
This collection conists of one commonplace book of poems and essays, titled Hidden Treasure, kept jointly by a society of men in 1833-1834, likely in Baltimore, Maryland. The contents of the book suggest ties to the Methodist Church, and one contributer, David Creamer, was likely the Baltimore hymnographer of same name (1812–1887) who wrote Methodist Hymnology (1849).
A handmade book of poems accompanied by watercolor landscapes created in 1927 by Lucile West. There is currently no biographical information available on Lucile West or C.S. West, who contributed the watercolor illustrations.
This collection consists of a nineteenth century commonplace book of recipes written in ink. It is attributed to Lydia Perrott, for whom no biographical data is available at this time.
The collection consists of a commonplace book of poetry, prose, and song compiled by Ursula Banfield between 1833 and 1838. Sources date to the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.