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American Ladies Pocket Book


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections


This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymous "American Ladies Pocket Book" for 1799. The small printed volume includes an almanac, lyrics to popular songs, dance steps, rules concerning dress and conversation, and short stories about various moral topics. Many of the entries in the blank pages of the pocket book record amounts paid for various dry goods, and are dated from 1815-1817.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed May 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
May 2016
Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Pocket book.
Volume 1

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