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Georgeanna Batts Friendship Album

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Finding aid created by: SM
Date: 27 Jun 2017

Biographical History

Nothing is known about the creator of this album. The ownership of Georgeanna Batts is assumed because the fly leaf of the album is signed with her name and multiple poems therein are directly dedicated to her.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Georgeanna Batts Friendship Album is a single volume. The cover title reads "Scriptural Album with Floral Illustrations." It is clothbound and gold stamped containing handwritten poetry or scripture verses from different hands. Some pages have been decorated with feathers, dried or paper flowers. The place names in the album refer to places in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Batts, Georgeanna.


Poetry -- Women authors.
Female friendship.


Massachusetts -- History -- 1775-1865.
New Hampshire -- History -- 1775-1865.

Genres and Forms

Albums (books)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Georgeanna Batts Friendship Album,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1960.

Originally acquired from Syracuse University's Library School as the Children's Literature Study Collection.

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