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M-543 McCarty, Emma Louisa Friendship Album

ABSTRACT: Friendship album for Emma Louisa McCarty, circa 1827-1833.

SCOPE: This friendship album was compiled by a woman named Emma Louisa McCarty. The pages are filled with inscriptions from friends, which feature poetry, colorful illustrations, and some loose ephemera. Many of the signatures are paired with the names of cities, including Montgomery, New York, Windsor, Providence, Coeymans, and Paris. The red covers are adorned with gilt decoration, and “Emma Louisa McCarty” is stamped on the front cover.

EXTENT: Approximately 184 pages.

ACCESS: Due to the fragile nature of this collection, physical access may be restricted. Please contact the library for further information. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."