Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Title
Annie Lawrence Edmands Autograph Album, 1878-1890
ID
M54
Date [inclusive]
1878-1890
Extent
1 volume
Language
English

Preferred Citation note

Cite as: Annie Lawrence Edmands Autograph Album, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine


Agency History / Biographical Note

Annie Lawrence Edmands (1878-1977) was born in Newton, Massachusetts. She married Francis S. Dane (Bowdoin College 1896) in 1903.


Scope and Contents note

Autograph album given to Edmands by her grandfather in 1879, a year after her birth. The album contains letters, poems, inscriptions, and signatures from prominent 19th-century figures, including Phillips Brooks, L. Maria Child, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sarah Orne Jewett, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (fair copy of the last three verses of his poem "Children"), Harriet Beecher Stowe, Adeline D.T. Whitney, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Also includes an autographed photograph of Phillips Brooks dated April 8, 1890.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions.


Collection Inventory

Volume
1

Autograph Album, 1878-1890