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Copybooks

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Christian Ries Schreiner collection

 Collection — Folder S1114
Identifier: S1114
Scope and Contents This copybook is mostly in German. The only English is on the last page, written in a different penmanship and in pencil. Entitled "Coming and Going," the entry is thus: "Good-by father." "Good-by, my Son; God bless you." And the train starts, bearing the boy away to college. The old man watches it until it is out of sight, and brushing away his tears, turns to a friend. "There goes my boy to get an education. I tell you, Sir, it's something to have a boy like that!" and the happy father turns,...
Dates: 1881-1882

Copybooks collection

 Collection — Folder S1503
Identifier: S1503
Scope and Contents This collection includes copybooks from Kittie Thompson, Lillie Thompson, Lovina Dawson Thompson, Ezekiel Shoemake and Jennie F. Dobbins ranging from 1803 to 1889, with one date unknown regarding Spencerian and other methods of penmanship.
Dates: 1806-1893, undated

George Keith papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0761
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters and a copy book from George W. Keith and Jenny Beck in Boston and Indiana ranging from 1871 to 1872 regarding family matters.
Dates: 1871/05/10 - 1871/11/15

Goolsbury Rogers copybook

 Collection — Folder S1808
Identifier: S1808
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a copybook owned by Goolsbury Rogers containing entries ranging from 1837 to 1878 and 1971. The bulk of the copybook contains rules, applications and examples of basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and instructions on how to use these arithmetic operations to solve a variety of problems, such as how to figure "Federal" money and English money and how to determine various weights and measures. The book was used by other family members...
Dates: 1837-1860, 1971-circa 1980s

Henry Carney papers

 Collection — Folder S225
Identifier: S0225
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied, autographed copybook from Henry Carney ranging from 1830 to 1836 regarding arithmetic and advertisements from Jeffersonville and Madison, Indiana newspapers in 1829.
Dates: 1829-1836

Lorenzo Dow Frost and Samuel Sweet ciphering books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2120
Scope and Contents This collection includes two ciphering books used to practice mathematical operations, such as addition, subtraction, reductions, federal money, dry measure, and decimals. The first book has entries ranging from 1826 to 1828 and belonged to Lorenzo Dow Frost. There are a few other names that have been added to the book, including Samuel Sweet. There are a few loose papers that were inserted into the volume and these include two pages regarding a St. Valentine's Day poem from 1860. The back of...
Dates: 1826-1860

Pleasant Carney papers

 Collection — Folder S226
Identifier: S0226
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of an autographed, signed copybook from Pleasant Carney ranging from 1813 to 1820 regarding arithmetic and family matters.
Dates: 1815-1820

William Alexander collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0015
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to the life of William Alexander ranging from 1856 to 1876, including two copybooks, the preface to his scrapbook, newspaper clippings of poems, and recipes for cough syrup, liniment, flux, etc.
Dates: 1856-1876