Emma L. Adams composition book, 1875-1876
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Brief Description:

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.

Item is currently housed in 3A Box 30.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/2011-41-0
Created by: Adams, Emma L.
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 05/12/2011.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Composition (Language arts)
Genres/Forms of Material
Notebooks
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown  Found in collection
PreferredCitation: Emma L. Adams composition book (2011-41-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.
Finding Aid Revisions: 06/17/2011-- The collection was moved from oversized boxes to Small Acquisitions.