Mary MacMillan's commonplace book, 1849 - 1851
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook contains poetry and art created and compiled by Mary MacMillan. The poetry was written by Mary and others. The most common theme throughout the poetry is grieving or mourning death. The scrapbook has pencil sketches, watercolors, and cartoons from others and some calligraphy by Mary. Other contents include a few pieces of pressed and dried seaweed or marine algae and a miniature piece of sheet music with hand drawn musical notes.
- Creation: 1849 - 1851
- From the Collection: MacMillan, Mary Shields, b. ca. 1800- d. ca. 1887 (Person)
- From the Collection: MacMillan, Charles Newton, 1820-1898 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
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