House and library inventory
Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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Overview and metadata sections
A ledger with pre-printed, numbered pages comprising an inventory of the contents of a home and library probably located in Boston, Massachusetts. The inventory was likely written between circa 1890 to circa 1915. The first 94 pages have been excised. The Inventory of the home spans pages 94 to 101 and is chiefly arranged by room followed by its contents. a bathroom, bedrooms, dining room, entry, kitchen, parlor, and storeroom are listed. There are separate categories listing carpets, china, jewelry, and silverware. Following the contents of the house is an inventory of books listing over 300 works on pages 102 to 109. The volumes are listed by title and author and include biographies, history, literature, and poetry. A stationer's label is pasted on the inside front cover.
Label on inside front cover: Hopper, Lewis & Co., Stationers, Boston.
Sold by De Wolfe & Wood (Alfred, Maine), 2018.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- May 2018
- Access Restrictions
This codex is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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