Item MS-2-470, SF Box 43, Folder 11 - Commonplace book of Amelia Davis

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Commonplace book of Amelia Davis

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MS-2-470, SF Box 43, Folder 11

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  • 1838-1839 (Creation)
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    Darby, Amelia Davis, 1823-1904

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1 notebook : 11.5 x 18.5 cm

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Amelia Davis Williams was born in 1823 in Devon, England, to William Sutton Williams and Sarah Davies Tanton. In 1845 she married Edwin Avery Darby in Prince Edward Island, with whom she had 10 children. She died in 1904 in Abram's Village, Prince Edward Island.

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Item was accessioned in 1982. Custodial history is unknown.

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Item is a commonplace book kept between 1838-1839 by Amelia Davis. The notebook contains poetry excerpts, prayers, notes on history, and pictures of famous poets.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on this item. The notebook is open for research.

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Public domain. Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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Final

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Full

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August 2012

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-2-470, SF Box 43